On Sunday 27 December 2015 12:08:45 Steve M. Robbins wrote: > Hi, > > Thanks a lot to all who responded. I sense a strong feeling against > introducing new Qt4-based packages right now. And this makes sense to me. > > Given that my only motivation for a Qt4 version of these libraries is for > DigiKam 4.x, I will propose instead to avoid the new library packages by > bundling the sources into digikam. This is, essentially, returning to the > situation with DigiKam 4.4, which included sources for the following: > libkdcraw libkexiv2 libkface libkgeomap libkipi libksane libkvkontakte > libmediawiki. Some of these are currently in the archive as Qt4 versions > and some are not. My strategy would be to bundle the minimum necessary. > > I know the Debian stance on "convenience" copies of libraries, but in this > case (a) no-one wants or needs a new Qt4 version of these libraries, and (b) > it is temporary as DigiKam 4.x is going away within 6 months. > > Let me know if you have a better idea.
I would simply say: ship it. I think that in this *very specific* case it's the right way to go. -- 15: Que es el "Correo Electronico" * El correo que te llega por la corriente Damian Nadales http://mx.grulic.org.ar/lurker/message/20080307.141449.a70fb2fc.es.html Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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