During the last weekend, the KDE on Windows developers conducted their second
From left to right: Cornelius Schumacher (KDE e.V.), DanielMolkentin (Trolltech), Patrick Spendrin, Bernhard Loos,Holger Schröder, Christian Ehrlicher, Ralf Habacker,Torsten Rahn, Jaroslaw Staniek. (Click to enlarge)
On Friday evening, the participants were welcomed by the Berlin Trolls and introduced to the office. After a nice meal at a local restaurant, the group evaluated the main working areas of the participants and created a meeting roadmap.
Saturday started with discussions about Ralf Habacker's installer, the autobuild system by Patrick Spendrin and Holger Schröder's emerge scripts.
The hackers goal is to integrate all tools into a complete solution to build and distribute KDE on Windows, thus obsoleting the
Meanwhile, Jaroslaw Staniek was able to get KWord running natively on Windows.
On Sunday, KDE e.V. treasurer Cornelius Schumacher dropped by for a short chat, while the group continued hacking and improved their skills on the Trolltech kicker table.
The meeting lead to an important milestone for KDE on Windows as the team will soon be able to provide a stable build and installation infrastructure in order to make it as easy as possible for new developers to get started with KDE on Windows. With the new installer, getting started with a native KDE will only be a matter of a few clicks.