honeycuttaaron3 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 22:04:33 UTC 2016
@Clive do you mind if I add mhall into this thread to see if we can get
some attention to this big issue? I think it would be very important as
well as awesome to have Muon back for a LTS.
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Clive Johnston <clivejo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> The version in the xenial archive does not work as it requires libmuon
> cant be installed. This renders it totally useless without hacking stuff
> The current snapshot of Muon from KDE git needs a current snapshot of
> in order to run properly. The reason for this is because the last commit
> introduces a mechanism to detect cache reloading and emits a signal when
> happens. Basically these two pieces of software need each other to
> correctly (sender/receiver model) Muon will crash without the updated
> I packaged both libqapt & muon and have been using them for a few weeks now
> with no problems. Several other people have also tested it. I opened a FFE
> request to try and get it into Xenial
> However, no-one from the release team has acknowledged my request. I even
> asked mhall to look into it for us, but still nothing. The problem is
> that we
> need to upload both libqapt and muon together for this to work, and I cant
> find anyone to sponsor me to do that.
> Rick and I were working on cleaning up the packaging for release and I
> mhall asking for help in the release channel only to be totally ignored, so
> I'm afraid to say I let frustration and pure ill temper win and I washed my
> hands of it all.
> I pushed some of the packaging to the kubuntu_unstable branches in Debian,
> they still need minor work (changelog synced with archive and muon build
> cleaned up).
> On Monday, 11 April 2016 20:40:43 BST Rick Timmis wrote:
> > On 10/03/16 04:34, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 6:55 AM, Mitch Golden <mgolden at mitchgolden.com
> > >> I know that muon (libqapt2 actually) is not available in the current
> > >> backports repository. Is it planned to include muon in the 16.04
> > >> release? I have been doing some work on trying to get muon and libqapt
> > >> to build, so far with only partial success.
> > >>
> > >> - Mitch Golden
> > >
> > > Hey Mitch, I don't see a reply to you about Muon. As far as I know,
> > > Muon will not be on the ISO. What a query to ubottu in IRC shows me is
> > > that it is in universe, version 4:5.4.3-0ubuntu1 (xenial).
> > >
> > > Perhaps Rick Timmis can tell us more?
> > >
> > > Valorie
> > Hi
> > Muon was orphaned, Ovidiu-florin and I have said that we will take on
> > it's maintainence.
> > I have worked with Clive to get it packaged, and we have it building. It
> > crashes on checking for updates, and we're looking into that
> > There is another Carlos I believe who has done some work on Muon, and
> > has proposed rebuilding the UI in QML, but we'll have to see how that
> > I hope to get it packaged and testing in the coming 2 weeks. I don't see
> > it making the release ISO in 16.04, but we'll try to get it updated in
> > the repo's and perhaps we can rebundle it in 16.10
> > Hope that helps
> > Rick
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