KDE is a vendor

Luciano Montanaro mikelima at cirulla.net
Wed Aug 18 14:37:46 BST 2004

El Miércoles 18 Agosto 2004 15:27, Martin Köbele escribió:
> Hi,
> On Wednesday 18 August 2004 15:11, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> > I have always liked SuSE's "/opt/kde<n>", but what about programs relying
> > on KDE developed outside KDE CVS? Where should those be installed?
> my opinion is that any kde-application should be installed in $KDEDIR, no 
> matter where it is hosted. Most actually need to be installed in $KDEDIR to 
> ensure that everything (i.e. icons) is working fine. (Although there is 
> already a workaround available for that).

This is how things work right now. But if the /opt/ hyerarchy (sp?) is 
intended for vendors, then, strictly speaking, external applications using 
the KDE environment should not be installed there.


> Martin

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