RFC: move kdebase/runtime/kstyles to kdebase/workspace/kstyles/, small change in how default style is handled

Olivier Goffart ogoffart at kde.org
Thu Mar 4 22:10:36 GMT 2010

Le Thursday 04 March 2010, Aaron J. Seigo a écrit :
> On March 4, 2010, David Faure wrote:
> > On Tuesday 02 March 2010, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> > > Since Qt 4.6 (which we require anyway) the
> > > Qt detection of the style should work fairly well.
> > 
> > I'd say it doesn't. The code in qkde.cpp reads the users' kdeglobals, but
> > it: * ignores global configs (e.g. system-wide kdeglobals set up by a
> > sysadmin, or intermediate $KDEDIRS for group setups)
> no, we're looking at our own qtguiplugin, as Christoph noted. and in there
> it gets the value from:
> 	const KConfigGroup pConfig(KGlobal::config(), "General");
> looks good to me :) i think (though i could be wrong?) that qkde.cpp only
> gets used for style/colors if we are in a kde session and our own
> qtguiplugin isn't available?

The palette is also handled by the plugin, which calls 

qkde.cpp is only there as a fallback, if the plugin is not there (old versions 
of KDE)

> > * assumes KDE is X11-only, so it breaks reading of kdeglobals for
> > "kde-on- windows".
> on windows, it should be using whatever happens on that platform, no? the
> idea of overriding platform styles / colours with our own isn't something
> i personally understand, unless our goal is to purposefully look as alien
> as possible on other platforms?

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