On 06.08.2011, at 17:48, Xavier Brochard <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Martin
> Wow! thanks! I wouldn't have imagine that packages were available somewhere!
> You should register on apt-get.org.
I already registered on apt-get.org.
> I am interested to help backport kde packages. I curently have access to a
> dual AMD opteron, octo-core, 2,5GHz with 8 Giga of ram per CPU (16 Go in
> total). The server is running latest stable AMD64. So I can compile!
> How did you proceed to backport? Hrvoje Senjan said that basically he has
> just taken the packages from testing and recompile them. Is that you have
I created a squeeze chroot installed build-essentials and devscripts and added the wheezy deb-src repository.
I then started with apt-get source qt4-x11, run dch-i for adding a changelog entry and used debuild -sa to created packages.
Some kde packages required newer versions of other dependencies which I backported in the same way.
On PowerPC architecture I am stuck due to some errors which I need to investigate.
> Best regards,
> Martin Alfke wrote:
>> I have made _unofficial_ backports from wheezy KDE packages.
>> Unluckily i did not have the possibilty to test KDE 4.6 - I only testet
>> fresh Installation on squeeze. Packages are available on
>> debian-desktop.org There are also live iso images for amd64 and i386 which
>> you should use to test functionality prior installing my packages on your
>> Please keep in mind: These are unofficial packages! Do not bother the
>> debian KDE team when finding bugs or having trouble.
>> Kind regards,
>> On 05.08.2011, at 18:57, Xavier Brochard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Hrvoje Senjan wrote:
>>>> Leo, i was able to backport KDE 4.6.x to Squeeze (did not change
>>>> anything - "only" needed to backport few other packages ie. Qt - it
>>>> takes really long time to compile
) so if you have the time , it's not
>>>> impossible nor that difficult to backport it
>>> I'm very interested about this as KDE in squeeze gives me a lot of
>>> problems to solve (I have users on LTSP network).
>>> Don't you have any problems with your backported packages, like missing
>>> functionalisties, little bugs / annoyances because of backport, ...?
>>> Is there something to improve in the backporting step?
>>> Is QT 4.7 relly required?
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