On Wednesday 13 May 2015 09:07:19 you wrote: > Hi Lisandro, > > Am Dienstag 12 Mai 2015, 17:26:33 schrieb Lisandro Damián Nicanor > > Pérez Meyer: > > Don't mix external packages. That's all. > > Well, that's good advice. However, the Debian team in all its > wisdom (no sarcasm!) decided to stuff the latest known-working > version of KMail (it is one of the last releases of the 1.x > series) into Wheezy. This provided for a working KDEPIM in > Wheezy, especially in the Kolab groupware environment, which I'm > running. > > I fully understand a stunt like this was not feasible for Jessie, > which I'm running on a few non-critical machines. But the sad > part is that for the production machines, I am pinned to Wheezy. > KDEPIM as packaged in Jessie is a vast improvement over the > sadness in 4.6/4.7, but there are still some bugs in > 4.14.1/4.14.2 which do prevent a production-class deployment of > it. (No kidding: the Kolab people do package their own enterprise > version of KDE, and they *do* ship KDEPIM 3.5.10 with it...). We know this and we had only two solutions: ship what was there (which we took) or not shipping KDEPIM at all. > I might try to build 4.14.7 packages for Jessie myself. I've been > following the discussion for a while, and my understanding is > that supplying 4.14.7 packages with jessie-backports would block > the backports on KDE4, while someone might want to get KDE5 into > it, which would then be impossible. Right. > Honestly, I was hoping for life to be easier, but then, nobody > promised. ;-) Right :) > PS.: Since you replied off-list, I did the same. =) My fault, I should stop using my phone to reply to mailing lists. Replying to the ML this time :) -- Moore's Law: The speed of processors will double every 18 months. Gate's Law: The speed of software will halve every 18 months. Mysticalfruit en Slashdot Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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