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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Re: OpenBSD port proposition

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 14:41:41 -0600
> 2011/11/13 Laurent Dard <f.couperin@...>:
>> Vadim Zhukov wrote :
>>> Anyway, I've seen that
>>> Trinity does not allow easy migration from KDE3, so one of the main
>>> points to port it here is gone.
>> What's the difficulties you are expecting with the migration? Just do
>> it!
>> * You need cmake
>>  (
>> * As a beginning, you need to build and install:
>> * You must copy the content of the kde3 home directory to the new
>> trinity
>>  home directory if you want to preserve personal settings
>> Take a look at:
>> Adapt to your system the configure options:
>> Choose other packages from here:
>> And ask for help on the users mailing list:
>> (Trinity developpers: please correct me if I'm wrong)
> Thanks, Laurent. Problem is not in the packaging itself; I want to
> have ability to migrate KDE3 users to something better (read:
> something that's not dead upstream), either TDE or KDE4. If the
> profiles could be easily migrated from KDE3 to TDE (preferrably with
> no more changes than ~/.kde => ~/.tde), it's what I'm searching for.

For most applications, moving ~/.kde to ~/.trinity  and replacing all
instances of .kde with .trinity in the ~/.trinity folder will suffice. 
There are a few "gotchas" to be aware of (listed somewhat poorly on the
Etherpad), but they do not come up very frequently in practice.