kde3/kde4 co-installability again

Armin Berres trigger at space-based.de
Wed Dec 5 12:23:42 GMT 2007

On Wed, 05 Dec 07 10:13, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> other runtime apps that are supposedly two-way compatible:
> - khelpcenter

Are you really sure? When I tested it didn't seem to work.

> - kinfocenter moves to ... apps?
> pusling says this:
> > This should really be moved away from runtime. I still don't
> > understand what it is doing in runtime in the first place.  A overview
> > over your hardware can hardly be required for running kde apps.

Yes, please! :-)

> apps to have a 4 appended:
> - k{read,write}config: in principle it is exchangeable with the kde3
>   version ... except that the hardcoded default paths in the libs are
>   different

When installing a KDE4 app on a KDE3 Debian desktop the versions from
KDE3 will be used now. We encountered no problems so far even without
an appended 4.


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