Apps 14.12 release aftermath / Running KF5 apps in KDE 4
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Mon Jan 26 21:11:40 GMT 2015
El Dilluns, 26 de gener de 2015, a les 11:13:57, Jeremy Whiting va escriure:
> Thanks for looking into this and notifying us also. I heard some vague
> reports but nothing concrete like this.
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 8:58 AM, Eike Hein <hein at kde.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > it's becoming increasingly clear from feedback that we didn't
> > think the decision to ship KF5 apps in 14.12 through very well.
> > Distros are currently rolling it out as an upgrade to KDE 4
> > systems over the last 4.x apps, and users are running into the
> > following problems:
> > * KF5-based apps don't pick up visual settings from KDE 4 and
> > can't be configured because System Settings 5 is usually not
> > co-installable.
> > I believe this needs to be addressed in the QPA plugin we
> > ship with Frameworks and have added a new BKO product for
> > the plugin as well as opened a ticket:
> > https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=343336
> > * Some apps apparently don't use the support class to migrate
> > the app config file to the fd.o location, which means from
> > the user POV they lose all settings for the app.
> I know kns3 isn't using this support class to migrate it's registry of
> what's been installed to the new locations it uses. Just curious, what
> "support class" are you referring to here?
> I know kanagram/khangman also don't use this, but that's probably not as
> important, since they don't have many settings anyway.
for an example on how to use it.
> > Here we need to go through every app and check and fix it,
> > and make sure we don't ship anything without that QA check
> > again on future ports.
> > I cross-posted this to k-c-d and r-t for visibility - I suggest
> > we discuss the Frameworks side on k-c-d and the release QA side
> > on r-t.
> > Cheers,
> > Eike
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