During the Mac OS X platform meeting here at Randa, the point was made that the current build documentation for Mac OS X is a bit lacking, as e.g. the steps to create an application bundle are only documented somewhere for Kate, Krita, KDevelop, … but in no central place.
I started to writeup a new howto at the mac.kde.org page that utilizes emerge for the heavy lifting like the KDE Windows team uses it.
I think this might be nice to have synergy effects between both ports, thanks to Hannah for hinting to this and the help for setting it up. Might be interesting for the CI, too.
Right now, around 40 developers are working together on bringing KDE to other platforms in Randa (Switzerland) for an entire week.
So far, I just fixed some bugs, e.g.:
- Kate: Correctly restore view config of all split views (commit, bug, review)
- Kate: Sort Kate Session Menu alphabetically (commit, bug, review)
- Kate: Avoid hidden view spaces on start (commit, bug, review)
- Kate, KDevelop: Tab Switcher Plugin: Make sure the height fits all items (commit, bug)
Much more work is going on, especially also with bringing Kate to Mac OS, or making it work better on Windows. For instance, thanks to Kåre and David, renaming documents already works now, and soon the filesystem browser plugin will be available in the next Kate on Windows release 🙂
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Yesterday afternoon I and others arrived in Randa. After some first meetup, started to try out how much work it is to e.g. compile Konsole or KDevelop on my Mac without patching Qt and stuff.
Two review requests pending to get Konsole working at least on some basic level. Lets see what more is needed to get it in some usable state (at least the terminal toolview in Kate now can use the konsole part ;=)
Tomorrow I will start to travel to the Randa Meeting 2016.
I hope I can help to make it possible to spread KF5 based stuff more easy on platforms like Windows & Mac.
Lets see what can be done, will be an interesting week ;=)
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