Running kde4 applications in the kde3 desktop

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at
Fri Mar 24 22:49:13 GMT 2006

On Friday 24 March 2006 20:32, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Olivier Goffart wrote:
> >But this is IMO a severe problem that need to be fixed.
> We will drop DCOP support in KDE4 before we release it.
> As for ksycoca, there is no solution. Your KDE 3 apps and your KDE 4 apps
> cannot share the database. You must set up separate KDEHOME and

What's the exact reason that makes it impossible to have KDE 4 apps run nicely 
on a KDE 3 desktop now? It's annoying to have to use several magic variables, 
separate users or whatever to be able to develop KDE 4 apps.

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>

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