[blfs-dev] blfs-book post from krejzi at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org requires approval

akhiezer lfs65 at cruziero.com
Mon Jun 23 01:50:34 PDT 2014

> Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:19:03 +0200
> From: Ragnar Thomsen <rthomsen6 at gmail.com>
> To: BLFS Development List <blfs-dev at lists.linuxfromscratch.org>
> Subject: Re: [blfs-dev] blfs-book post from
>  krejzi at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org requires approval
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 12:52 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > How are the terms Frameworks and Workspaces defined?  I understand apps and
> > libs, but what are they trying to differentiate?
> Frameworks are the base libraries, i.e. corresponding to kdelibs
> package in KDE4 + most of kde-runtime.
> They split them up to reduce dependencies, and thus facilitate usage
> outside of "KDE apps".

'Reduce', yes, but still quite a heavy dep-chain; I hope that they contine
to whittle it down.

However, yes, an interesting project and with much potential: I do look
forward to running some kde apps without a few gigs of libs &c hanging
out the back of 'em.


> Workspaces is the desktop, i.e. the window manager, desktop shell,
> panel, basic system apps etc.
> As Armin noted, they will not be released synchronously any more.
> When KDE 5.0 will be released in July, all applications will not yet
> have been ported. I think at least dolphin,
> konsole and kate/kwrite will be ready, but kmail and others will take
> longer. So, I think that maybe we should
> keep KDE4 in blfs for a while after KDE 5.0 is released.
> Btw. Nice work, Armin. Have you managed to get the 4.97.0 shell up and
> running? It crashes on login for me.
> Sincereley,
> Ragnar
> -- 


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