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It should be possible to install a kde frameworks 5 runtime alonside a kdelibs 4 runtime so apps can use either one
 
It should be possible to install a kde frameworks 5 runtime alonside a kdelibs 4 runtime so apps can use either one
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Many paths have changed by default so there is no clash
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kdelibs 4 CONFIG_INSTALL_DIR: /usr/share/config
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kf5 CONFIG_INSTALL_DIR: /etc/xdg
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kdelibs 4 DATA_INSTALL_DIR: /usr/share/apps
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kf5 DATA_INSTALL_DIR: /usr/share
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HTML_INSTALL_DIR does clash as /usr/share/doc/HTML to allow khelpcentre to find docs from both kdelibs4 land and kf5 land
  
 
= kio =
 
= kio =
  
 
* /usr/share/doc/HTML/en/kioslave/  will clash unless distros change docs install path (as debian does)
 
* /usr/share/doc/HTML/en/kioslave/  will clash unless distros change docs install path (as debian does)
* /etc/xdg/accept-languages.codes  will clash unless distros change docs install path (as debian does)
 
 
= khtml =
 
 
* /etc/xdg/khtmlrc
 

Revision as of 14:51, 23 April 2014

KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma 2 co-installability

It should be possible to install a kde frameworks 5 runtime alonside a kdelibs 4 runtime so apps can use either one

Many paths have changed by default so there is no clash kdelibs 4 CONFIG_INSTALL_DIR: /usr/share/config kf5 CONFIG_INSTALL_DIR: /etc/xdg kdelibs 4 DATA_INSTALL_DIR: /usr/share/apps kf5 DATA_INSTALL_DIR: /usr/share

HTML_INSTALL_DIR does clash as /usr/share/doc/HTML to allow khelpcentre to find docs from both kdelibs4 land and kf5 land

kio

  • /usr/share/doc/HTML/en/kioslave/ will clash unless distros change docs install path (as debian does)

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