KDE is not an OS platform... (And neither is Gnome)

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Sat Oct 31 13:40:22 GMT 2009

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org> wrote:
> On October 30, 2009, Benoit Jacob wrote:
>> Ah OK. That sounds like a more fundamental argument why my proposal
>> won't work in the short-term, and why it would require kernel-level
>> changes that will take a long time to happen.
> and for us to decide that newer linux releases are the only kernels we care
> about.

We could check if the Linux kernel in use features FUSE (or whatever
is needed). If not, just keep using plain KIO (i. e. what we have

>there are many other OSes we also support out there.

There is FUSE for Mac, BSD and Windows.


In platforms where FUSE is not available, just fallback to plain KIO.

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list