Binary compatiblity for liboxygenstyle.so
Hugo Pereira Da Costa
hugo at oxygen-icons.org
Fri Feb 24 10:32:08 GMT 2012
On 02/24/2012 11:25 AM, Hugo Pereira Da Costa wrote:
> On 02/24/2012 11:21 AM, Hugo Pereira Da Costa wrote:
>> Hi Andras,
>> no there is no guarantee for liboxygenstyle.so.4, and I don't plan to
>> guarantee it.
>> It is all internal to kde-workspace, and has no public api.
>> the fact that oxygen gets broken for kde installed from source due to
>> incorrect plugin path is an issue with Qt installantion, and/or with
>> local KDE install (experts should confirm), that must be fixed
>> upstream, disregarding of the above. In fact the same issue can lead
>> (and has led) to crashes elsewhere, notably in the decorations.
>> Therefore I don't think it justifies ensuring the the BIC you ask,
>> which would generate extra -and IMHO unnecessary- complexity, if not
oh and forget the bit about decorations, its actually not true (or
> If I remember correctly, the recipy for getting the right pluggin path
> (and thus avoid the crashes -always-), is to edit
> $HOME/.config/Trolltech.conf, and remove (or fix) the "libraryPath"
> section in [qt].
>>> is there any BC guarantee for liboxygenstyle.so.4? If not, i think
>>> should be... It is not the first time that you cannot run
>>> application installed
>>> by your distribution under a self-compiled KDE master, because BIC
>>> issues in
>>> lliboxygenstyle.so. The apps from there load the oxygen.so plugin
>>> from the
>>> system directories, but as the link against the master's
>>> dynamically, so if that changes in a BIC way, the apps crash and
>>> don't start.
>>> qtcreator: symbol lookup error:
>>> undefined symbol: _ZN6Oxygen7TileSetC1ERK7QPixmapiiii
>>> Right now the problem was most probably was the following commit:
>>> I know this does not affect regular releases in distributions, but
>>> it is very
>>> bad for those working/testing KDE master.
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