On Sunday 18 September 2016 14:48:16 Hannes Hauswedell wrote:
> I am suffering from a very annoying bug:
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=351850
> which is still present in KDE 4.14.
> If I am not mistaken, KDE-4.14 was released in 2014. Since then there
> have been many updates in the year-month-day release scheme:
> http://download.kde.org/stable/applications/
> But apparently none of this ever landed in the ports tree? Is anything
> planned here?

Hi Hannes,

You may want to look at the KDE4 packages in the plasma5/ branch of the area51 
testing repository. In there, kdelibs is up-to-date (as in, 4.14.24) and KDE4 
applications have been tracked up to a point.

We're just about through the long slog to getting some of kde5 into the ports 
tree (that is, KDE Frameworks 5), after which you may see some KDE4 updates. 
However, the core team is not committed to keeping KDE4 up-to-date when KDE 
Frameworks 5 (+ all its dependencies and Plasma 5 and Applications) take up 
all the available maintainer's time.

There's a discussion to be had (separately) on this list: what to do with KDE4 
applications that have a KF5-based successor.


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