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Re: Status of the kdepim package?

On Wednesday, 2012-11-28, Julian wrote:
> On 28/11/12 03:21, Martin Steigerwald wrote:

> > While I´d really appreciate testing packages for KDEPIM 2 I understand
> > that they add additionally work for maintaining them in parallel. I
> > remember some mentioning of new packages with KDE SC 4.10 and intent to
> > skip 4.9 due to man power reasons here on this list.
> > 
> > So please consult archives. AFAIR its all there.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> I'm sure there is some reasoning from way back, but its pretty obvious
> to me that kdepim/kmail/akonadi was a fail for squeeze and other
> distros.
> However upstream kdepim and kde in general is moving ahead and you
> mention that they are skipping 4.9 altogether.

I think what Martin is referring to is that Debian packagers are going to skip 
packaging 4.9
I am not aware of KDEPIM not having been part of 4.9 upstream.

> I'm quite aware of the bugs with this package so I wonder if keeping
> kdepim down @ 4.4.x everywhere is the best plan, particularly if
> the problem is that there isn't much to test.

That version is working very well, so staying at that for the new stable was 
likely a very good idea.


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