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

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Wed Jan 9 16:14:34 GMT 2008

On Wednesday 09 January 2008 16:14:52 David Faure wrote:
> 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.

They will use the same values as KDE 3. But I think we have resolved any 
clashing issues, haven't we? (sycoca was one)

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