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= KDE Frameworks 5 co-installability =
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= 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
 
It should be possible to install a kde frameworks 5 runtime alonside a kdelibs 4 runtime so apps can use either one
  
= dependencies: =
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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
  
Qt libraries it depends on already have two versions with different sonames or different names
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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
  
* phonon - rename done
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[[Plasma/Coinstallability|Plasma Next coinstallability page]]
* attica - rename done
 
* dbusmenu - rename done
 
* libstream and libstreamanalyzer - not qt libraries so no rename needed
 
* grantlee - not ported to Qt 5 but it is only used for a test which is disabled.
 
  
= data files: =
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= kactivities =
  
Most install into DATA_INSTALL_DIR which can be made version specific, e.g. /usr/share/kde4/ and /usr/share/kdeframeworks5
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The libraries are co-installable, but the daemon is not.
  
* share/LICENSES/ DATA_INSTALL_DIR
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* libkactivities/qt5 requires kactivitymanagerd/qt5
* share/kcharselect/kcharselect-data  DATA_INSTALL_DIR
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* libkactivities/qt4 works with both kactivitymanagerd/qt4 and kactivitymanagerd/qt5 (though, the later is advised since it is more stable)
* share/ksgmltools2  DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/xmlgui/pics/aboutkde.png DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/khtml/ DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/kssl/ DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/kconfigwidgets DATA_INSTALL_DIR (and changed dir name)
 
* share/knewstuff/pics DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/kconf_update DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/kjava DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/proxyscout/ DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/kcm_componentchooser/ DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/kdewidgets/ DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
  
These are files which can be shared between kdelibs 4 and kde frameworks 5
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In order to build only the library part of kactivities/qt4, you can pass -DKACTIVITIES_LIBRARY_ONLY=true to cmake. libkactivities/qt4 works with the qt5 version of the daemon.
  
* share/locale/  can be shared
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* link to the original discussion: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/115602/
* share/mime/packages/kde.xml can be shared
 
* share/icons/hicolor/ - kimproxy icons can be shared
 
* share/doc can be shared
 
* etc/dbus-1/system.d/org.kde.auth.conf can be shared
 
* etc/xdg/ can be shared
 
 
 
Some files are only needed for developers where the kdelibs and kdeframeworks packages can be made to conflict
 
 
 
* share/dbus-1/interfaces/  dev files
 
* share/kauth/ dev files and DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
* share/cmake/modules/ dev files and DATA_INSTALL_DIR
 
 
 
== binaries: ==
 
 
 
Some are renamed already or a new:
 
* bin/kdeinit5_shutdown
 
* bin/kbuildsycoca5
 
* bin/kdeinit5_wrapper
 
* bin/meinproc5
 
* bin/kdeinit5
 
* bin/kf5-config
 
* bin/kded5
 
* bin/desktoptojson
 
* bin/kshell5
 
* bin/kwrapper5
 
 
 
Some are developer only binaries, the -dev package can be muturally exclusive:
 
* bin/makekdewidgets
 
* bin/checkXML
 
* bin/preparetips
 
* bin/kconfig_compiler
 
 
 
Some are interchangeable binaries:
 
* bin/kmailservice
 
* bin/ktelnetservice
 
 
 
Some are runtime binaries and need confirmed if they are interchangeable or need renamed:
 
* bin/kjs
 
* bin/kjscmd
 
* bin/kcookiejar4
 
* bin/kross
 
 
 
== libraries: ==
 
 
 
* lib/*.so.5.0.0 libraries are new or renamed
 
* lib/*.so.4.12.0 bump soname
 
* lib/*.so.5.12.0 bump soname
 
* libKPrintUtils.so.SOVERSION fix soname
 
* libkdeinit4_klauncher.so eh?
 
* plugins/  packager to install to diff directory
 
* lib/qml/org/kde/solid/libsolidextensionplugin.so  check
 
* lib/cmake  dev files?
 
* lib/libKDE4Attic.so.1 all new
 

Latest revision as of 13:35, 18 September 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

Plasma Next coinstallability page

kactivities

The libraries are co-installable, but the daemon is not.

  • libkactivities/qt5 requires kactivitymanagerd/qt5
  • libkactivities/qt4 works with both kactivitymanagerd/qt4 and kactivitymanagerd/qt5 (though, the later is advised since it is more stable)

In order to build only the library part of kactivities/qt4, you can pass -DKACTIVITIES_LIBRARY_ONLY=true to cmake. libkactivities/qt4 works with the qt5 version of the daemon.


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