Moving SvgPart from kdegraphics to kdebase/runtime

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Mon Jun 16 16:49:42 BST 2008

On 16.06.08 11:08:05, Allen Winter wrote:
> On Monday 16 June 2008 10:59:59 Jakob Petsovits wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > 
> > Today I had wanted to fix Konqueror so it can also display SVG icons on the 
> > about:konqueror page. Seems I didn't get to that fix though - unfortunately, 
> > Konqueror cannot display SVGs in web pages by itself (neither with <embed> 
> > nor <object> nor <iframe> tag).
> > 
> > The reason for this is that SVG support requires the SvgPart in kdegraphics, 
> > which I don't have installed in my KDE 4 dev environment. One would assume 
> > that this is the case for a lot of people out there, and all of those are 
> > going to miss out on SVGs in web pages.
> > 
> > Worse yet, web developers can't rely on those being supported, which is an 
> > unfortunate situation considering that SvgPart enables this functionality 
> > with a single .cpp file that is only minimally larger than its header.
> > 
> > So, for the sake of W3C standards compliance, can we please move SvgPart to 
> > kdebase/runtime so that it's installed everywhere where KHTML shows up?
> > Or maybe kdelibs itself, depends on what you think is more appropriate.
> > Given the size of the codebase, I can't imagine any of those to pose any 
> > problem, especially when compared to the obvious benefits.
> > 
> > Please? Thanks,
> No objections.
> As long as this doesn't make kdegraphics dependent on kdebase-runtime

Uhm, that dependency already exists since quite some time - at least for
applications. All KDE apps depend on kdebase-runtime to be compiled and


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