When do we need to update KSYCOCA_VERSION ?

Sune Vuorela nospam at vuorela.dk
Fri Aug 31 08:24:41 BST 2012

On 2012-08-30, David Faure <faure at kde.org> wrote:
> I think this is a "belt and suspenders" kind of thing (extra precaution)... in 
> theory it's not necessary, kded will detect new desktop files on kde startup, 
> or during the upgrade process if KDE is already running.
> I wonder if Waldo added that (long ago) for the case where we change fields in 
> ksycoca and forget to increase the version number while doing so.

It is, though, highly annoying when the number is changed as, if I
understand things correctly, it requires a relogin and restart of
everything immediately after upgrade (and not when it fits your workflow
a bit later) in order to keep applications that loads plugins or uses
kio working


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