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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] KDE3 Profile Migration Script

From: Laurent Dard <f.couperin@...>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:18:24 +0100
Le 30/11/2011 20:34, Darrell Anderson a écrit :
> In my patched startkde script (bug report 675) I include code to
> automatically migrate a user's existing KDE3 profile directory.
> I'm thinking perhaps I move that code to a separate script, say
> $PREFIX/bin/migratekde3, and source that script in startkde.
> That would allow admins and users to run the script as they please
> and separate maintenance for us. By moving to a separate script we
> all can test more easily and improve that script without directly
> impacting startkde. As a separate script testing could be performed
> in any desktop environment and not just TDE.
> Opinions? Yays? Nays?

I think that the folder migration must really be distinct from
And above all, please, please, please, ask the user what he wants
before doing such a thing. The best place to such a dialog should be
in the setup wizard (and in the control center).

> cp -a $HOME/.kde $HOME/.trinity
It's impossible here: if a program runs this without asking me first,
there could be no space left on the disk!
It would be good to check for space available.

Other users would prefer a clean install.

Laurent Dard