Showstoppers, was: Re: Fwd: Re: Release Mode
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Tue Dec 4 20:46:31 GMT 2007
On Tuesday 04 December 2007, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> John Tapsell wrote:
> > Can we install the phonon plugins in a standard path then? It makes
> >sense for them to be installed outside of the kde subdirectory if they
> >are to be used for non-kde apps anyway.
> Install where the user told you to install: your prefix.
> If the user chose a different prefix -- one that Qt won't find by
> default -- it's his job to set the configuration files and environment
> variables properly.
Mostly true, but KDE install macros sometimes install into KDE specific
subdirectories of the prefix, e.g. share/apps/$appname instead of
the "standalone" share/$appname
So in the case of plugins it might not be possible yet for the user to specify
a different path for Qt plugins and one for KDE plugins, if the developer
uses the same CMAKE variable for both kind of plugins.
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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