RFC: Fedora 8 and KDE 4

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Tue May 22 20:11:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 12:49 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Dennis Gilmore <dennis <at> ausil.us> writes:
> > I think we should aim for KDE4 for F8 and get it in ASAP but have KDE3 usable 
> > and installable also.  there will be alot of apps that will not get ported in 
> > time. se we will need kdelibs and kdebase from kde 3 so we should have it as 
> > an option
> That's part of the plan I linked to. :-) Upstream wants to guarantee kdelibs 
> parallel-installation without conflicts (and AFAIK they're there or almost 
> there), so a complete compat-kdelibs3 should be possible (though unfortunately 
> the -devel packages will have to conflict as usual for compat libraries),

Why do the devel packages have to conflict?  If the libs are parallel
installable, the headers really should be too[1].  Otherwise, there
basically has to be a flag day event for things to work.  And that


[1] http://ometer.com/parallel.html

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