When do we need to update KSYCOCA_VERSION ?

Andras Mantia amantia at kde.org
Fri Aug 31 11:43:20 BST 2012

On Friday, August 31, 2012 07:24:41 AM Sune Vuorela wrote:
> 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

Running kdeinit4 is enough. 


More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list