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Month: July 2013

Importing new applications to TDE R14 (was: Re: [trinity-users] coming soon)

From: François Andriot <francois.andriot@...>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:29:28 +0200
Le 10/06/2013 09:18, Timothy Pearson a écrit :
> You can try using the automated conversion script here:
> Be warned that it takes a LOT of CPU time to run, and that the result
> probably won't compile the first time around.  However, it will deal with
> 99% of the tedious renaming without intervention.
> You then need to take into account the more recent TDE header file and
> class name changes.  Unfortunately, I do not have a script to
> automatically convert a project to use the new TDE class names and header
> files, so you would need to make those changes by hand or via your own
> scripts.
> How I typically handle import of a new application is I first commit the
> last known working version of the application from the original source
> (i.e. the original project website) to a new GIT repository.  I then apply
> and commit all changes needed to get it building on Qt3 with TDE 3.5.13.x,
> then finally run the autoconversion tools and commit the first working
> version for TDE R14.  This keeps the original versions around in the GIT
> history in case something broke during build fixes and/or R14 conversion
> and is not noticed until far in the future (this has happened many times
> before!)
> Tim

Hello, I've posted in bug report 531
a "sed" command to convert ksensors to TDE R14.

It could be a starting point for a more generic script, as the one for 
QT3/TQT3 .