[poppler] qt3 frontend

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Sep 16 17:21:06 PDT 2011

A Divendres, 16 de setembre de 2011, Ilya Chernykh vàreu escriure:
> 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:
> http://websvn.kde.org/branches/trinity/kdegraphics/kfile-plugins/dependencie
> s/poppler-tqt/

I know.

> 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.

Noone is willing to do any upstream work (I would ask if you want to do it, 
but you seem to have no coding knowledge so I won't do it) so there is no code 
in upstream.


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