[PATCH] Multi-Protocol IO-Slave

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sun Jan 13 22:22:08 GMT 2008

On Sunday 13 January 2008, nf2 wrote:
> Don't know - i guess that would disable all .protocol's from the
> original installation. Not good, because things like http, imap etc
> can't (and shouldn't )be delegated to kio_giobridge.

No, only the ones available in the other prefix, e.g. a selective override.

> > It might even be possible to just symlink the multislave binary to the
> > names of the standard slaves and not install any .protocol files at all.
> Well that might work - except that it's more difficult and therefore
> less people might test and contribute to kio_giobridge. Typing "make
> install" and "make uninstall" is just easier.

Creating the symlinks or just installing the binary multiple times is a matter 
of the install rules.
Nothing the developer issuing "make install" has to care of.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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