Adding a dependency on libkonq to Gwenview

Aurélien Gâteau agateau at
Mon May 9 13:37:32 BST 2011

On 09/05/2011 12:13, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>> On 07/05/2011 10:43, Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> As part of my work on the image comparison feature in Gwenview, I want
>>> to make it possible to restore trashed images from within Gwenview (in
>>> case the user trashes the wrong image while comparing).
>>> In the past I have been duplicating code from libkonq in Gwenview
>>> because kdegraphics was not allowed to have a dependency on kdebase. Now
>>> that projects granularity is thiner, I would like to add libkonq (hence
>>> kde-baseapps) as a dependency to Gwenview instead of duplicating libkonq
>>> code to restore trash.
>>> Does anyone have any strong opinion against this new dependency?
>> Seems like nobody strongly objects to this new dependency. Since time is
>> running out, I plan to merge the changes this evening (UTC+2 timezone).
>> If you want to look at the changes, head for the agateau/restore branch
>> in Gwenview repository.
>> Aurélien
> I don't know enough about the situation to object, but it certainly seems 
> strange to me to have gwenview depend on kdebase-apps. Does anything else 
> have that dependency already?

Here is a list, based on the output of "apt-cache rdepends libkonq5a".

* From KDE SC
- ark
- dolphin
- kdepasswd
- kdesdk-dolphin-plugins
- kfind
- kget
- konq-plugins
- konqueror (obviously)
- plasma-widget-folderview

* Outside KDE SC
- kdiff3
- kmess
- krusader
- plasma-widget-fancytasks
- plasma-widget-quickaccess


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