Why is KDE 4.2.4 still in PPA ?

Antonio Augusto (Mancha) mkhaos7 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 01:54:57 BST 2009

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 17:48, Scott Kitterman<ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Jul 2009 15:11:11 -0300 "Antonio Augusto (Mancha)"
> <mkhaos7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>I assume the subject says it all, but there is any reason why 4.2.4
>>(or even 4.2.3) hasn't been moved to, at least, backports ?
>>As this is a minor release, I'm sure this can be made available officially
> ...
>>Or did I miss something?
> Normally it would have gone to jaunty-proposed/updates, but due to some
> disconnect between our Qt and KDE versions in Jaunty we have at least one
> regression that upstream will not support fixing.  We promise -updates will
> be regression free, so 4.2.4 is not suitable for that repository.
> Since we intend to put 4.3.0 in jaunty-backports shortly, no one on the
> development team was excited about doing the work to get 4.2.4 into
> backports since it was already in the PPA.
> Scott K

Thanks for the info Scott!
So, 4.3 will be on backports huh?

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