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Re: Qt versioning (was: KDE 3.1.2 broken)

Ralf  is referring to the fact that development of sid packages is 
slower-paced because KDE is officially in that distribution and thus is more 
dependent on required files like glibc, Qt, etc. being up-to-date. Madkiss is 
thus hindered by issues that other packagers are having to manage which are 
beyond his control.

With the woody packages, however, there are no such concerns since Ralf can 
update any dependency he pleases since KDE 3.x is not officially in woody. 
Thus, the packaging process can move faster and be more up-to-date for him.

On Saturday 02 August 2003 12:59 am, Ross Boylan wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 12:24:37AM +0200, Ralf Nolden wrote:
> [snip]
> > I updated to Qt 3.1.2 already while madkiss was forced to stay with 3.1.1
> > until maybe 3.2.0 will fix the glibc issue (or a new glibc is uploaded in
> > unstable). It's only a temporary issue. Upgradable versions from KDE's
> > woody debs to unstable are desired, just the people in unstable are
> > sometimes a bit slower due to the overall development than what can be
> > provided for stable a couple of days (in the Qt area weeks due to the
> > glibc) earlier.
> Could you, or someone else, expand on a couple of points above?
> "unstable slower than stable"?  Is the contrast here between releases
> for stable via KDE's site vs releases for sid via Debian's?  At any
> rate, I don't really see why there would be a speed difference; the
> phrase "due to overall development" doesn't mean anything to me.
> What glibc issue?
> > Ralf
> Thanks.

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