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Month: August 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Not Living with KDE4

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:01:25 -0500
> Trinity is intended to coexist with KDE4.
> If I set my build options to install in /usr rather than /opt/kde3, how
> much will break because Trinity expects to exist in /opt?
> Hopefully nothing in the sources is hard-coded to /opt.
No it is not.
> I want to make that an option in my build scripts and not a requirement.
> In my build scripts I can set the --prefix option to /usr. Or /opt/kde3.
> Or whatver.
Yes you can, and it will install to wherever you specify.
> I really do not want to install in /opt and have no motivation at this
> time to install KDE4. I suspect many people using KDE3 don't care about
> KDE4, although ensuring they can coexist is a pragamatic decision.
Fine with me; I leave those decisions up to the package maintainers for
any given distribution.  Just please mention the incompatibility on the
page where you release the packages, and that it is a distribution
decision not a Trinity one. ;-)  That will avoid Emails coming directly to
me about incompatibilities.
> Darrell