Review Request 108889: Add QML_INSTALL_DIR variable to KDE pathes

Stephen Kelly steveire at
Mon Feb 11 16:43:01 GMT 2013

Sebastian K├╝gler wrote:

>> What do you need it for, exactly?
> To find out where Qt will look for QtQuick2 imports (that's
> $ARCHDATADIR/qml, defaulting to $PREFIX/qml, which leads to /usr/qml).
> I'd like to be able to install Plasma QtQuick2 imports into a path where
> they'll actually be found, that's the QML_INSTALL_DIR which the patch from
> this thread adds.

Isn't it inappropriate for KDE to install things into the Qt installation? 
That's for Qt stuff? Isn't there a way to tell Qt where to find QML imports 
in alternative locations?

I don't know myself, but I'd want to know if what you want to do is the 
oppostite of what is advised in the docs or not. Can you point at any 
relevant docs?



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