[PATCH] Make startkde work with not-default KDETMP and KDEVARTMP

David Faure faure at kde.org
Wed Jan 9 15:14:52 GMT 2008

On Wednesday 09 January 2008, Andras Mantia wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 January 2008, David Faure wrote:
> > Isn't there a ::mkdir() call inside lnusertemp itself?
> There is, but that whole lnusertemp works strangely. It treats KDETMP 
> and KDEVARTMP as a *base* for the temporary directories and appends 
> /kde-user and /kdecache-user to them and tries to mkdir KDETMP/kde-user 
> and KDEVARTMP/kdecache-user, which fails. 

OK, so if lnusertemp already appends kde-$USER to the path, you don't need kde4-`whoami` in your value of $KDETMP in the first place...
See what I meant by wrong instructions: you don't need to set KDETMP or KDEVARTMP at all.

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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