How to run aKHTML-based application without kdeinit?

David Faure faure at
Tue Mar 22 10:23:29 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 22 March 2005 11:14, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Tuesday, 22. March 2005 10:02, David Faure wrote:
> > However KHTML needs to launch kioslaves in order to get data from the
> > network, and kioslaves are launched by kdeinit, so you need kdeinit.
> > Unless you add
> >  setenv( "KDE_FORK_SLAVES", "yes", true );
> Which is broken
... when passing slaves to another application, which is indeed not possible when this option is set.
Of course the bug is valid, and should be fixed, but KDE_FORK_SLAVES works in more simple cases
(e.g. I use it happily from kio_trash's regression test program).

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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