New dependency for kdelibs and kdebase: dbusmenu-qt

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at vizZzion.org
Fri Apr 30 13:07:44 BST 2010


If it's for knetworkmanager, please send it to Will and me so we can include it to keep knm working; the plasmoid is a different story (it does do contextmenu stuff, but is not a ksni).

"Tom Albers" <toma at kde.org> wrote:

>
>On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 21:28:48 +1200, Ben Cooksley <sourtooth at gmail.com>
>wrote:
>>> To ensure KNetworkManager was still usable with dbusmenu, I added a
>>> hackish way to disable dbusmenu in KStatusNotifierItem: it won't export
>>> the menu on dbus if you set the environment variable
>"KSNI_NO_DBUSMENU".
>>> It's a dirty hack, but I felt it would not be a good idea to add a
>>> proper API for this, as we should encourage developers to use standard
>>> menu items. Kubuntu Lucid will ship with a one-line patch in
>>> KNetworkManager which sets this environment variable in main(). I
>>> haven't proposed it for merging, but I can do it if you feel it's
>>> necessary.
>> 
>> Please do it. This will ensure other distributions get it so that
>> KNetworkManager isn't broken for users when they update to KDE 4.5.
>> Avoiding breakages to critical ( in the eyes of users anyway ) tools
>> is a must.
>
>fwiw, i agree
>
>-- 
>Tom Albers
>KDE Developer

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