Location of Dr Konqi in Frameworks/KF 5

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Sep 11 12:45:38 BST 2014

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 6:13 AM, Ian Wadham <iandw.au at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Alex,
> On 09/09/2014, at 7:48 PM, Aleix Pol wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 8:36 AM, Ian Wadham <iandw.au at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have heard that Dr Konqi source code for Frameworks/KF 5
> > has been placed in plasma-workspace.
> >
> > Please could you consider keeping it in some location that is
> > common to all platforms?  This includes both Linux platforms and
> > non-Linux platforms, such as Windows and Apple OS X, where
> > Plasma is not usually required.
> >
> > Dr K used to be in kde-runtime on KDE 4 and is needed on
> > every platform, along with KCrash.
> >
> >
> > It was placed there because it pulls a large bunch of dependencies we
> > don't want for KCrash framework. Some work on it is needed though.
> >
> > Aleix
> As mentioned in my other post, I am doing some work on Dr Konqi,
> mainly to get it to work properly (and not crash) in KDE 4 on Apple OS X.
> I think my bug fixes and changes to keep up with new versions of
> Bugzilla software (on the b-k-o database), will be forward portable
> to KF5/Frameworks.
> Re dependencies, I think I can remove a large indirect one: Dr K's
> dependence on KCookieJar and kded.  Bugzilla is no longer using
> cookies.

> I see Dr K as an app, to be ported to Frameworks just like any other
> app, but sooner than most.  I am not putting up my hand for that,
> because of advancing age and plans to retire from KDE work.
> There are several other apps and utilities in kde-runtime.  Have all
> of those gone into plasma-workspace?
> Some of them would definitely be needed on all platforms, some would
> be peculiar to a KDE desktop and some might be obsolete (e.g. Nepomuk)
> or handled another way in KF5.
> Is there a plan to position and port them?

DrKonqi has already been ported and Nepomuk is not used.
Dependencies in the frameworks port of DrKonqi are:


> Cheers, Ian W.

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