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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Proposed starttde patch

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 07:53:13 -0600
On 02/27/2012 02:45 AM, /dev/ammo42 wrote:
>> I would strongly recommend after renaming such scripts as startkde to
>> > create symlinks to old names or at least ask user in postinst to make
>> > such links!
> I think a tdesymlinks packages would be a good idea. It would include
> not only startkde->starttde, but also symlinks to every renamed
> application such as twin, etc.
> It would both:
> -enable former KDE3 users to use the old names, just by installing one
> package
> -if the renaming is completed, enable new Trinity users to install it
> in /usr alongside KDE SC 4/5.


  A symlink packages is a simple fix to a lot of potential problems. By putting
symlink control in a single package, you also gain control over the symlink
issues that users are bound to create them on their own, and can easily
update/revise the symlink setup by updates to a single package.  I think it is a
good idea. Something like 'tde-tdesymlinks' or 'trinity-tdesymlinks' sounds like
a reasonable name.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.