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Month: September 2010

Re: [kubuntu-kde3.5-users] Problems installing kdelibs-data kdelibs4c2a

From: Ilya Chernykh <neptunia@...>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 02:07:35 +0400
On Thursday 02 September 2010 02:04:05 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> > Why you cannot use name kdelibs for your package?
> The official version in the archive of all KDE modules, e.g. kdelibs, is
> the KDE4 version.  As Debian does not allow overrides by version numbers,
> there was no choice but to change the package names so as not to conflict.
>  Unlike SuSE, all official packages are in a single primary archive, so
> the user cannot just deselect the KDE4 repository

In SUSE also official packages are in the official repo. You cannot disable
KDE4 repository without disabling the main release repo.

> .  Besides, this method 
> allows KDE3 and KDE4 to live together should the user want to use both.

We also have KDE3 and KDE4 excellently living together.