On 03/23/2017 08:47 PM, Luca Beltrame wrote:
Il giorno Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:28:24 +0100
Rüdiger Meier <sweet_f_a(a)gmx.de> ha scritto:
Well that's what I want. There _is_nothing_
to maintain/to upgrade
except fixing reported bugs (and _maybe_ adding very important
features). You should fully concentrate on Tumbleweed development.
That's what we do already. But I don't want a sloppy experience for
Leap users as well.
I'm still using Kdevelop3 (though not
often). Later versions have no
automake support anymore ...
Regardless of that, upstream is dropping 4.x support soon.
Exactly this is what should be forbidden strictly
packages during LTS lifetime is a no no. Otherwise Leap is just ...
Bugs against unmaintained software may not even be fixable, and
we'd have to do things all on our own. Something we can't do at the
Unless someone is volounteering to handle the PIM 4.x bugs (because we
won't be able to). And I mean in a proper way, not like KDE3.
for sure no LTS. Please don't remove kpim4 or any other
package from Leap.
Sorry, we want to keep maintenance *sane*.
As I said already, KDE is a bit special. That's why it was dropped from
SLE. KDE upstream does not care for enterprise. Since I've learned my
lesson about KDE already 10 years ago I don't use it anymore and would
not install it for our staff. I wouldn't have it accepted in Leap from
However this makes it even more clear. We still need Evergreen to get
rid of maintainers who upgrade and remove packages randomly. Looks like
Leap will never be and not even wants to be a competitor for real LTS
distros like Cent-OS, Ubuntu-LTS or Debian-LTS.
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