9.04: is KDE 4.2 ever making it to 8.10?

Hans Henry von Tresckow hvontres at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 00:24:53 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 4:09 PM, Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
>> I haven't kept the whole thread so I can't quote the OP from local
>> directories. However, in answer to part of their question, "is KDE 4.2
>> ever making it to 8.10":
>> <Quote from http://www.kubuntu.org/news/kde-4.2 >
>> The updated packages for Kubuntu 8.10 are located in the Kubuntu
>> Experimental Software Personal Package Archive (PPA) repository. To
>> update to KDE 4.2, please follow these instructions:
> ...
>> The answer is "Yes."
> The answer is absolutely NO.  A PPA is explicitly NOT release software, and
> Kubuntu 8.10 is never going to have KDE 4.2.  It just barely manages to have
> 4.1.4.
> Far more interesting is the question of whether 9.04 is ever going to have
> 4.2 - it's supposed to, but I'm not sure it'll make it in the end.

Check here: http://www.kubuntu.org/news/kde-4.2
It looks like the 4.2 Packages are in the regular 9.04(Jaunty) feeds.

Henry von Tresckow (hvontres)
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