On Tuesday, 6 March 2018 13:30:06 GMT Nils Freydank wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 6. März 2018, 12:45:52 CET schrieb Peter Humphrey:
> > Does anyone know the update plan for KDE? I'd like to add my gmail
> > account to KMail, but I can't because of this bug:
> > 
> > https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=390763
> As this is part of KDE applications it's scheduled for "Thursday, April
> 19, 2018: KDE Applications 18.04 Release", see
> https://community.kde.org/Schedules/Applications/
> 18.04_Release_Schedule#Thursday.
> 2C_April_19.2C_2018:_KDE_Applications_18.04_Release
> You can find all schedules at https://community.kde.org/Schedules.

Ah! Thank you Nils. I assume the Gentoo devs will roll it out to us users 
shorty after the 19th.

> > To get the fix I need kde-apps/libkgapi-17.12.2, but it's keyworded at
> > the moment. It looks as though I'd have to upgrade the whole of qt to
> > ~amd64 to get it today, and maybe much more than that, but that would
> > be a whole lot of work and result in a messy system.
> While it's not recommended nor officially supported I know of many people
> doing this. Especially mixing ~amd64 desktop packages with a stable base
> system shouldn't cause much trouble.

As it's such a long time from now, perhaps I'll try ~amd64 for as few 
packages as I can get away with. I might finish up with a gargantuan 
@desktop set.

> I personally run a whole ~amd64 system and just stabilised some toolchain
> packages (glibc). However, I have no problem if something breaks, as this
> usually happens at compile time..

I have run a fully ~amd64 system before now, but then I opted for the 
simplicity of the stable system.


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