Running kde4 applications in the kde3 desktop

David Faure faure at
Sat Mar 25 22:36:25 GMT 2006

On Friday 24 March 2006 21:12, Jakub Stachowski wrote:
> Dnia piątek, 24 marca 2006 20:32, Thiago Macieira napisał:
> > 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
> Why not just use different file name? For example ksycoca4

This sounds like a good idea to me; although it's not only the version that
differs in there, but in fact the value of KDEDIRS (the .desktop files being
used in that cache come from different prefixes). Somehow there should be 
one ksycoca cache per value of KDEDIRS being used....

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