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kde-runtime reorganization epic

Important Forewords

Runtime requirements of a given Framework will be included in the Framework repository, giving people a "single tarball/repo" solution to use. Even though the runtime and libraries will be housed together, attention should still be paid to ensuring that there is a clean and well engineered split and division between the runtime and libraries. Runtime components that are supposed to be background details should not bleed through the library APIs, libraries should not have build-time dependencies on runtime components, etc.

Runtime Components Planning

Definition of done:

  • A component must be migrated to its corresponding Frameworks repository OR be merged into another approriate non-frameworks module (e.g. kde-workspace)
  • All i18n and documentation (if any) must be migrated appropriately with it
  • Has been cleared by the module maintainer that it is migrated to for inclusion

A spreadsheet was prepared of each component in kde-runtime:

Check for duplication with Plasma todo Plasma/PW2Todo

KDE Runtime should be co-installable with kdelibs4 kde-runtime. jriddell working on this. See Frameworks/Coinstallability

Status Component Destination Migrator Comments
DONE kactivitymanager kactivities Ivan Cukic
DONE Attica KDE Plugin plasma-desktop ?? Still used by knewstuff
DONE Attica kcm plasma-desktop ?? Still used by knewstuff
DONE cmake nothing to do
DONE desktoptheme libplasma2 Aaron Seigo
DONE drkonqi Ideally KCrash, for the moment moving to Plasma-Workspace Aleix Pol Figure out why we have some commented files.
DONE kcmshell kde cli repo mmartin, JRiddell Port to KF 5 done. Belongs with a Solutions framework.
DONE kcm_componentchooser plasma-desktop ??
DONE kcm_dnssd plasma-desktop ??
DONE kcm_emoticons plasma-desktop ?? alternatively, could go into plasma-workspace
DONE kcm_icons plasma-desktop JRiddell Port to KF 5 working
DONE kcm_kded plasma-desktop ?? perhaps merge (in part / whole) into kinfocenter
DONE kcm_knotify plasma-desktop Martin Klapetek will probably require a rework; reference the KDE Notifications framework effort
DONE kcm_locale plasma-desktop  ??? Move to Plasma, after which John Layt will work on port. See email to Plasma list, to be split into Translations and Formats and have kde4support / Klocale removed.
DONE kcontrol/menus kinfocenter Aleix Pol Only user was kinfocenter
DONE kcontrol/spellchecking plasma-desktop ??
DONE kcontrol/menu  ?? ?? Don't know what that is.
DONE kcontrol/dnssd  ?? ?? Does it even work?
DONE kde4 script * Remove*
DONE kdebugdialog KDE4Support Aleix Pol kdebug no more
DONE kdeeject kde cli tools Àlex Fiestas research what uses it; can it be removed altogether? , could probably be removed since UDisks can do it now, alex will ask dfaure.
DONE kde-menu ** Remove ** ?? deprecate/remove
DONE kdesu/kdesu kde-cli-tools Aleix Pol
DONE kdesu/kdesud kdesu framework Aleix Pol
DONE kdontchangethehostname kded Àlex Fiestas KDED framework does not use it anymore
DONE keditfiletype kde cli tools dfaure runtime dependency of kwidgetsaddons and kio
DONE kcm_filetypes plasma-desktop dfaure kcontrol module "File Associations"
DONE kfile4 **Remove** Vishesh Handa remove
DONE kglobalacceld Ideally KGlobalAccel, moving to Plasma Workspace for the moment. Aleix Pol Adds lots of dependencies to KGlobalAccel
DONE khelpcenter Move to its own repo Aleix Pol Required for Plasma 2.0
DONE kiconfinder kiconloader Aleix Pol A user/debugger/artist tool
DONE kimgio KGuiAddons src/plugins/imageformats Alex Merry webp plugin for qimageio. needs cmake modified so it actually gives a notice if it can't find libwebp. move into kdeframeworks with all the rest.
DONE kioclient kde cli repo Aleix Pol kf5 port done. the same code gets compiled into several different binaries, is this sensible? (dfaure: yes, it's convenient to type kde-cp, kde-mv, etc.).
DONE kioexec kio Aleix Pol kf5 port done
DONE kio_about kde-baseapps Bhushan Shah kf5 port done.

used by konqueror, move it together, in kio-extras for the moment

DONE kio_applications plasma-workspace ?? does this even get used?
DONE kio_archive kio-extras ??
DONE kio_bookmarks kio-extras ?? used by konqueror, move it there
DONE kio_cgi kio-extras ??
DONE kio_desktop kio-extras ?? used by konq, dolpin, folderview; Plasma Workspaces is working on deprecating it
DONE kio docfilter together with man, info and perldoc  ?? itosky: as the description says, used by kio-man, kio-info, kio-perldoc (data only) - maybe kio?
DONE kio filter * Remove *  ?? It does not seem to be used

anywhere, in kio-extras for the moment

DONE kio finger kio-extras  ?? is there any finger server still runing? (tosky: :) )
DONE kio fish kio-extras  ??
DONE kio floppy kio-extras  ?? is it used?
DONE kio info kio-extras  ?? is it used outside of khelpcenter/konqueror? (tosky: probably not used outside them, but really small and no other dependencies than KIOCore, maybe kio?)
DONE kio man kio-extras  ?? is it used outside of khelpcenter/konqueror? kdevelop (same as kio info)
DONE kio network ** Remove** Àlex Fiestas It is not working

at all in kde4, in kio-extras for the moment

DONE kio nfs kio-extras Àlex Fiestas is it used?
DONE kio recentdocuments kio-extras Àlex Fiestas is it used?
DONE kio remote plasma-workspace Àlex Fiestas
DONE kio settings kio-extras Àlex Fiestas is it used?
DONE kio sftp kio-extras  ??
DONE kio smb kio-extras  ??
DONE kio thumbnail kio-extras sebas
DONE kio trash kio-extras various KF5 port working
DONE kmimetypefinder kde cli repo  ?? small command line app for users / debuggers
DONE knetattach plasma-desktop Àlex Fiestas wizard used by remote kio
DONE knewstuff KNewStuff Àlex Fiestas investigate if this is

used by apps or is standalone testing tool

DONE knotify Being moved to KNotification Martin Klapetek Merged into KNotification, code from kde-runtime removed completely
DONE knotify/sounds oxygen Aleix Pol AFAIK, those are oxygen sounds and should go with the rest of oxygen things
DONE kpasswdserver kio Aleix Pol password caching kded module, called by kioslaves.
DONE kquitapp KDBusAddons Aleix Pol useful cli tool to work together with KDBusAddons, maybe it should be installed by it.
DONE kreadconfig with KConfig Àlex Fiestas cli tool to

read config settings, ¿probably? only used by startkde, in kde-cli-tools for the moment

DONE kstart kde cli repo  ?? Utility to launch applications with special window properties
DONE ktimezoned plasma-workspace Àlex Fiestas Provides the system's time zone to applications, just a thin module now watching /etc/timezone since qtimezone does most of it
DONE ktraderclient kde cli repo  ?? command-line tool for querying the KDE trader system
DONE kuiserver plasma-workspace  ?? In 2.X Alex Fiestas should re-write it (there are roundtrips to reduce)
DONE kurifilter-plugins kio-extras Aleix Pol plugins for KUriFilter
DONE kwalletd kwallet-framework Valentin Rusu password store, will be extended with ksecretservice
DONE l10n kde4support  ?? country info data for KLocale. Move

to kde4support as requirement for KLocale to work.

DONE localization kde4support  ?? currency info data for

KCurrencyCode / KLocale. Move to kde4support as requirement for KCurrencyCode / KLocale to work. See email from John Layt to frameworks list about moving with KCurrencyCode.

DONE menu plasma-workspace  ?? xdg app menu setting files
DONE nepomuk ** Remove ** Vishesh Handa nepomuk kcm and kioslave this should be removed, it's superseeded by Baloo now Vishesh Handa
DONE phonon plasma-workspace Harald Sitter phonon settings kcm and kded module
DONE pics/emoticons kemoticons Alex Merry the default theme for kemoticons (needs renaming)
DONE pics/hicolor ** Remove ** Aleix Pol Provided by the hicolor-icon-theme XDG package
DONE pics/ksvgtopng.cpp kde-cli-tools Aleix Pol image conversion utility
DONE platforms/win KWindowsAddons Aleix Pol stuff for Windows
DONE renameddlgplugins **Remove** Alex Fiestas renameddialogs are no longer part of kio
DONE solidautoeject plasma-workspace Alex Fiestas device eject kded module
DONE solid-deviceautomounter solid-deviceautomounter Alex


device mounter kded module and kcm. Alex Fiestas says that we'll have

to re-write it if we want to keep it, but in general this should be done by systemd.

DONE solid-hardware solid Alex Fiestas Move to something like solid/tools
DONE solid-networkstatus solid Alex Fiestas Move to something like solid/tools. gives network status info using NM
DONE doc each repository Aleix Pol Each module will have its own

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