[poppler] qt3 frontend
anixxsus at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 11:47:20 PDT 2011
On Friday 16 September 2011 21:01:48 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > Is it possible to keep support for qt3 front-end in poppler 0.18?
> It would be possible, but being honest Qt3 and KDE3 are the past.
> If you want to keep using them, that is fine, but for upstream projects
> maitaining a Qt3 backend when noone is interested in doing so is a pain, so it
> is not going to happen.
> Of course you are free to get the old code and compile it against the new
> poppler, it should not be that difficult.
I have just tried to build it separately but seems it does not build because the
build targets are interconnected. I actually do not know how to build it separately :-(
Also it seems that people of Trinity project had forked poppler-qt3:
But we on openSUSE do not use Trinity as it is a Ubuntu-centric project and as such it seems
would have to make a second fork.
I do not think it is good when a project undergoes multiple forking, and just better when the
upstream keeps the code.
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