Konqueror depends on Kate

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Thu Mar 6 02:05:10 GMT 2003

On Wednesday 05 March 2003 19:00, Dawit A. wrote:
> It means that you cannot compile one application independent of another
> when you need to.  For example, while I was working on a bug in Konqueror a
> few days ago it was unable to build it because of a change in this widget
> that broke the static linkage. I had no idea where to look for this. My
> first inclination was to check kdelibs, but I did not find it there.  It is
> sheer luck/laziness that forced me to search kdebase and find this
> dependency on kate/lib! The last thing I would want to do when attempting
> to fix bugs in Konqueror is compile the entire kdebase package along with
> the sometimes necessary recompile of kdelibs and libkonq.  It would have
> taken several hours on my machine :(
> Anyways, I guess my point is this is more than an inconvenience unless the
> dependency is well known/understood by all.

  That's exactly what prompted my email too.


George Staikos

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