Using dynamic Qt plugins in KAuth

Dario Freddi drf54321 at
Fri Feb 12 18:15:43 GMT 2010

On Friday 12 February 2010 19:06:47 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> I think this part doesn't look good:
> @@ -187,4 +191,9 @@
>                 auth/backends/dbus/dbus_service.stub
> +# Set the various directories
> +set(KAUTH_HELPER_PLUGIN_DIR "${QT_PLUGINS_DIR}/kauth/helper")
> +set(KAUTH_BACKEND_PLUGIN_DIR "${QT_PLUGINS_DIR}/kauth/backend")
> +set(KAUTH_OTHER_PLUGIN_DIR "${QT_PLUGINS_DIR}/kauth/plugins")
> +
> Because this way these settings are not in the cache and can not be changed
> by the one who builds the package.
> So, these variables should be in the cache, and I'm also not sure that they
> should default to a subdir of QT_PLUGINS_DIR.
> I'd say by default everything should go somewhere inside

I admit I plain stole these from QCA. Is there any path where putting the 
plugins would be suggested?

> Do I remember right that we discussed this already once ?

No, it's the first time I attempted this move. We discussed where to place 
polkit action files, which was a similar issue though.

> Alex


Dario Freddi
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