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If you are creating a new framework, this checklist can help you get it done correctly:
 
If you are creating a new framework, this checklist can help you get it done correctly:
* ensure it follows http://community.kde.org/Frameworks/Policies (which includes buildsystem etc.)
 
 
* If it is created by splitting code from an existing repository, the new repository should be created by using a script to create a graft point;
 
* If it is created by splitting code from an existing repository, the new repository should be created by using a script to create a graft point;
 
* Run astyle-kdelibs;
 
* Run astyle-kdelibs;

Revision as of 06:34, 28 July 2015

Guidelines for creating a new framework

If you are creating a new framework, this checklist can help you get it done correctly:

  • If it is created by splitting code from an existing repository, the new repository should be created by using a script to create a graft point;
  • Run astyle-kdelibs;
  • Make sure it follows all the active policies
  • Ensure the module is in frameworks/ (in the projects.kde.org XML), otherwise ask for it to be moved there
  • Adjust kde-build-metadata - in particular, add it to the deps for frameworks/kf5umbrella
  • Get the job set up on build.kde.org and added to the http://build.kde.org/view/Frameworks/ view
  • Ensure it is green
  • Add a new component for it on bugs.kde.org
  • Add the repository to reviewboard.kde.org (by asking the sysadmins)
  • Finally when it's all ready, change the yaml file to say release: true. The release scripts will then pick it up automatically for the next KF release.

Template

The framework-template directory in the kdeexamples repository has a setup.sh script that generates a helpful skeleton framework that is a good starting point for creating a framework. For example, if you were creating the KConfig framework, you might run

./setup.sh KConfig ../../kconfig

then go to the newly created "kconfig" directory and start adding source files etc.


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