kdelibs 3/4 conflicts, plan

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Aug 11 09:22:56 BST 2007

On Saturday 11 August 2007, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Appended is a snippet from a conversation this morning on #kde4-devel 
> > ... thiago asked me to post it for wider consumption.
> > 
> > Of particular interest to kde-packagers is stuff before
> > ===
> > after, kde-core-devel folks. :)  Enjoy.
> This list at the link seems to be mostly icons, but the cure should be 
> the same for all of it.  I would recommend that you don't install KDE4 
> in the same prefix as KDE3, at least till you are ready to release 
> packages which will replace KDE3 with KDE4.  This is especially true for 
> icons.  We have not completed renaming icons and till we do, you should 
> expect problems if you use the same prefix.  As we change the names of 
> icons, RPMS are going to need to remove icons with the old names when 
> you do an Upgrade so you don't want to do this with the same directory.

Same prefix doesn't necessarily mean same directory for icons. We can use
a different subdir under the given prefix...

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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