KDE 4.1 "for testers only"

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at lichota.net
Mon Aug 4 10:52:41 BST 2008

2008/8/1 Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>:
> Personally, I don't think we had any choice at least in one regard:
> displayconfig.
> The current displayconfig for KDE3 that's in Hardy I managed to patch up well
> enough to work with Hardy's X and just throw it over the finish line.  To
> work well with even Hardy's X and to be usable with future X versions that
> are even more oriented towards Xrandr and no xorg.conf would require a
> substantial rewrite that no one is willing to undertake.
> So, any KDE3 desktop we might have chosen to deliver with Intrepid would have
> been horribly broken in at least that respect.

I think it is much easier to run one KDE4 application (rarely used,
for most tasks krandrtray is sufficient) in KDE3 desktop than to run
whole KDE4 desktop.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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