KDE 4.1 "for testers only"

Pär Andersson paran at lysator.liu.se
Sat Aug 9 13:18:24 BST 2008

On Thursday 31 July 2008 15.26.53 Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Jul 2008 14:16:53 +0200 Pär Andersson <paran at lysator.liu.se>
> wrote: ...
> >KDE 3.5 releases used to have a separate repository on kubuntu.org, signed
> > by Jonathan Riddells GPG key, I think that solution was much better.
> Given the current issues with DNS cache poisoning, I think the bit about
> signing is particularly important.

The unsigned repository part of the problem could be solved by getting PPAs 
signed. There is bug 125103 about this that had some discussion in the past. 
You as a MOTU could perhaps point this bug out in the "Proposed Features for 
Launchpad Bugs 3.0" thread on ubuntu-motu? :-)

KDE 3 releases had a separate repository for every KDE release, KDE 3.5.6 was 
at "http://kubuntu.org/packages/kde-356" for example. I think having a single 
repository for 4.1 where later versions like 4.1.1 would show up would be 

Today the release notes is instructing users to add a development PPA that is 
used for all current and future versions of KDE4 and other related packages. 
This does not match the given description which is: "To update to KDE 4.1, 
please follow these instructions:".


Pär Andersson
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