remove QtGui dependence of kdecore
neundorf at kde.org
Wed Jan 3 18:13:25 GMT 2007
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 16:36, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Olivier Goffart wrote:
> >Le mercredi 3 janvier 2007 15:07, Thiago Macieira a écrit :
> >> Olivier Goffart wrote:
> >> >On another topic, do you think it make sens to split kio in kio_core
> >> > and kio_ui ? this would allow to use kioslave in console
> >> > application.
> >> Rephrasing: this would allow one to use kioslaves in an application
> >> that doesn't link to QtGui. It would still require an X environment
> >> and UI.
> >Why ?
> Because ioslaves may still link to QtGui. They talk to the uiserver, the
> open password dialogs, they open SSL confirmation dialogs, etc.
Couldn't ui_server be replaced by a curses implementation on the console ?
If we had a kio_ui, maybe too ?
> In order to talk to klauncher, we need to start it and we need D-Bus.
> First of all, D-Bus only autolaunches inside X. Second, we haven't yet
> determined how to start klauncher via D-Bus without starting the whole of
Sounds more like a not-yet-solved minor technical issue (says the one who
knows almost nothing about DBUS ;-)
Yes, a lot of work, and I'm (unfortunately) not the one who can do it, so
these are just my 2cent.
At least, this would open ioslaves to "non-KDE" applications (i.e. GUIless
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