Subject: Re: kde requirements?
To: Sarton O'Brien <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark Kirby <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2007 16:31:47
On 18 Dec 2007, at 00:28, Sarton O'Brien wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a quick question (please ignore this if you are anti-kde),
> does anyone know if someone is tackling the underlying requirements
> for the kde desktop to completely function on netbsd (be it kde
> devs or netbsd)?
Kde works perfectly fine on NetBSD it doesn't have all the bells and
whistles but is perfectly usable as a desktop.
Is there something you specifically need?
> I'd sooner switch from linux even for at least testing/debugging
> purposes if there_is_ progress being made.
Yes there is. The work that freza@ did for his soc is being
incorporated into some work that cube@ is working on. mjf@ is also
working on a devfs implementation both of which make the hal port
easier. Once those two bits are included in current sources i can
continue with writing the netbsd backend for hal, unless freza wants
to do that too ;)
KDE 4 is currently in progress and preliminary packages are in pkgsrc
wip, that work is being done by markd@
So yes there is work around this area.
If there is anything else you would like to know just shout.