Fwd: Plasma 5.2 bits for kdereview
david at davidedmundson.co.uk
Thu Jan 1 21:01:11 GMT 2015
On Thu, Jan 1, 2015 at 4:56 PM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> El Dimarts, 23 de desembre de 2014, a les 13:17:46, Daniel Vrátil va
> > On Friday, December 19, 2014 06:46:11 PM Luigi Toscano wrote:
> > > Jonathan Riddell ha scritto:
> > > > Plasma 5.2 is due out next month and there's a few KDE projects which
> > > > would be good to be included. Please review these for inclusion in
> > > > kde/workspace..
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > kscreen and libkscreen maintained by Dan Vrátil. libkscreen is
> > > > released with Plasma but isn't in kde/workspace.
> > > >
> > > > https://projects.kde.org/projects/extragear/libs/libkscreen
> > > > https://projects.kde.org/projects/extragear/base/kscreen
> > >
> > > I disagree with moving libkscreen to kde/workspace. It is a dependency
> > > at least one application (Okular), which has no Framework version for
> > > but it will have it. It would make more sense to have libkscreen in
> > > Frameworks, like libnm*
> > AFAIK Okular is using KScreen only to get DPI info, which was not
> > by QScreen in Qt 4. In Qt 5 you already have DPI API in QScreen, so you
> > should not need KScreen anymore.
> It is provided by QX11Info in Qt4, it's just wrong, does QScreen provide it
> correctly like kscreen does?
Theoretically, yes it's correct.
QScreen now reports DPI per monitor, not per each "X" screen which was the
It's still subject to monitors reporting the wrong DPI, but so is kscreen.
The API is a bit questionable.
You'll might be told you're on QScreen 0, but will tell you have global
co-ordinates that don't actually fit on that screen. You have to look up
the correct QScreen, don't trust whatever QWindow will tell you.
> > Dan
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