Debian Bug report logs - #604320
Preparations for the removal of the KDE3 and Qt3 libraries

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Package: src:piklab; Maintainer for src:piklab is Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>;

Reported by: Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>

Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 18:51:17 UTC

Severity: serious

Tags: sid, wheezy

Fixed in version 0.15.9-1+rm

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Report forwarded to Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>:
Bug#604320; Package src:piklab. (Sun, 21 Nov 2010 18:51:19 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>. (Sun, 21 Nov 2010 18:51:20 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at maintonly@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
To: maintonly@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Preparations for the removal of the KDE3 and Qt3 libraries
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 19:49:01 +0100
Source: piklab
Severity: wishlist
User: debian-qt-kde@lists.debian.org
Usertags: qt3libs-removal kde3libs-removal


Dear maintainer,

The Debian Qt/KDE team is planning to remove the KDE3 and Qt3 libraries from 
Debian shortly after the Squeeze release. The transition phase to KDE4 and Qt4 
will finish since both KDE and Nokia upstream don't maintain the old versions 
of those libraries anymore.

In order to make this move, all packages directly or indirectly depending on 
the KDE3/Qt3 libraries have to either get ported to KDE4/Qt4 or eventually get 
removed from the Debian repositories.

Therefore, please take the time and:
- contact your upstream (if existing) and ask about the state of a KDE4/Qt4 
port of your application
- if there are no activities regarding porting, investigate whether there are 
suitable alternatives for your users
- if there is a KDE4/Qt4 port that is not yet packaged, consider packaging it
- if both the KDE3/Qt3 and the KDE4/Qt4 version already coexist in the Debian 
archives, consider removing the KDE3/Qt3 version

Documentation on how to port to KDE4 can be found at:
http://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Development/Tutorials/KDE4_Porting_Guide

Documentation on how to port to Qt4 can be found at:
http://doc.qt.nokia.com/4.7/porting4.html

For any questions and issues, do not hesitate to contact the Debian Qt/KDE 
team at debian-qt-kde@lists.debian.org

Eckhart




Severity set to 'serious' from 'wishlist' Request was from Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 08 Feb 2011 11:27:39 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Added tag(s) sid and wheezy. Request was from Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Thu, 10 Feb 2011 19:33:39 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>:
Bug#604320; Package src:piklab. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 18:00:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Ana Guerrero <ana@debian.org>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 18:00:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #14 received at 604320@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Ana Guerrero <ana@debian.org>
To: Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>, 604320@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#604320: Preparations for the removal of the KDE3 and Qt3 libraries
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 18:57:57 +0100
Hi Miriam,

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 07:49:01PM +0100, Eckhart Wörner wrote:
> Source: piklab
> Severity: wishlist
> User: debian-qt-kde@lists.debian.org
> Usertags: qt3libs-removal kde3libs-removal
> 
> 
> Dear maintainer,
> 
> The Debian Qt/KDE team is planning to remove the KDE3 and Qt3 libraries from 
> Debian shortly after the Squeeze release. The transition phase to KDE4 and Qt4 
> will finish since both KDE and Nokia upstream don't maintain the old versions 
> of those libraries anymore.
> 
> In order to make this move, all packages directly or indirectly depending on 
> the KDE3/Qt3 libraries have to either get ported to KDE4/Qt4 or eventually get 
> removed from the Debian repositories.
> 
> Therefore, please take the time and:
> - contact your upstream (if existing) and ask about the state of a KDE4/Qt4 
> port of your application
> - if there are no activities regarding porting, investigate whether there are 
> suitable alternatives for your users
> - if there is a KDE4/Qt4 port that is not yet packaged, consider packaging it
> - if both the KDE3/Qt3 and the KDE4/Qt4 version already coexist in the Debian 
> archives, consider removing the KDE3/Qt3 version

The removal of kdelibs4c2a is imminent. Since there seems to be a kde4 port,
what about filing for removal? Interested users can always fetch the package
from Squeeze.

Ana





Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>:
Bug#604320; Package src:piklab. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 01:09:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 01:09:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #19 received at 604320@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>
To: 604320@bugs.debian.org, Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
Subject: PikLab does not depend on kde3/qt4
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 02:04:00 +0100
Hi,

As far as I know, PikLab does not depend either on kde3 nor qt3:

Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 7), quilt, cmake (>= 2.4), dh-buildinfo,
 chrpath, libusb-dev, kdelibs4-dev, libqt4-dev, libreadline-dev

Am I missing something, or this might be a false positive?

Greetings and thanks,
Miry




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>:
Bug#604320; Package src:piklab. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 01:30:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 01:30:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #24 received at 604320@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>
To: 604320@bugs.debian.org, Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
Subject: Re: PikLab does not depend on kde3/qt4
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 02:27:48 +0100
2011/3/17 Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org>:
> Hi,
>
> As far as I know, PikLab does not depend either on kde3 nor qt3:
>
> Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 7), quilt, cmake (>= 2.4), dh-buildinfo,
>  chrpath, libusb-dev, kdelibs4-dev, libqt4-dev, libreadline-dev
>
> Am I missing something, or this might be a false positive?

Hmm... it doesn't seem to be a false positive after all, the binary
package seems to depend on libqt3-mt, but I'm not sure where does it
come from, as I'm not build-depending on qt3 nor kde3...

Greetings,
Miry




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>:
Bug#604320; Package src:piklab. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:27:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Sune Vuorela <Sune@vuorela.dk>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Miriam Ruiz <little_miry@yahoo.es>. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:27:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #29 received at 604320@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Sune Vuorela <Sune@vuorela.dk>
To: 604320@bugs.debian.org
Cc: Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
Subject: Re: PikLab does not depend on kde3/qt4
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:03:46 +0100
On Thursday 17 March 2011 02:04:00 Miriam Ruiz wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> As far as I know, PikLab does not depend either on kde3 nor qt3:
> 
> Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 7), quilt, cmake (>= 2.4), dh-buildinfo,
>  chrpath, libusb-dev, kdelibs4-dev, libqt4-dev, libreadline-dev

kdelibs4-dev is kde3 libs.  (THe SONAME of the main libs is off by one).
kdelibs4-dev depends on qt3 dev package

libqt4-dev isn't actually used in the build process as it is currently.

After a closer look on the build system, it looks like there is a QT_ONLY 
build variable you can set to build a  Qt4 based edition of the app. No kde 
integration with that, though, and I haven't tested that it actually works.

/Sune
-- 
Man, do you know how can I reset a tower on the application over the DVD 
microkernel of the controller from Internet Explorer?

First of all you should insert on a provider but from the preferences menu 
inside Outlook you neither can cancel a level-7 computer, nor need to load the 
LCD SMTP forward for connecting a BIOS.




Reply sent to Debian FTP Masters <ftpmaster@ftp-master.debian.org>:
You have taken responsibility. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:47:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:47:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #34 received at 604320-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Debian FTP Masters <ftpmaster@ftp-master.debian.org>
To: 496524-done@bugs.debian.org,539118-done@bugs.debian.org,573817-done@bugs.debian.org,583256-done@bugs.debian.org,604320-done@bugs.debian.org,615136-done@bugs.debian.org,
Cc: piklab@packages.debian.org, piklab@packages.qa.debian.org
Subject: Bug#618600: Removed package(s) from unstable
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:43:09 +0000
Version: 0.15.9-1+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package piklab has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see http://bugs.debian.org/618600

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

This message was generated automatically; if you believe that there is
a problem with it please contact the archive administrators by mailing
ftpmaster@debian.org.

Debian distribution maintenance software
pp.
Alexander Reichle-Schmehl (the ftpmaster behind the curtain)




Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <owner@bugs.debian.org> to internal_control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 15 Apr 2011 07:33:28 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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