plasma-active-window-control - was -Re: 2 New Plasmoids in Kdereview

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Mon Jan 15 21:59:54 GMT 2018

El dilluns, 15 de gener de 2018, a les 0:15:59 CET, Martin Kostolný va 
> You are right, integration of global-menu functionality is copied from
> appmenu widget code. It is also mentioned in
> plasma-active-window-control/plugin/README.
> I consider it a temporary solution before a proper appmenu datasource is
> introduced. David Edmundson wrote a while ago that the datasource is on the
> way but it needs polishing and that I could look into that. I didn't yet
> have enough time to look it up and dive in but I intend to.
> In the meantime I use the copied code. Is it possible to use the existing
> code without copying? Of course I can prepare a script that would
> automatically copy it from another repo (plasma-workspace) and patch it but
> it seems a bit hacky. I also don't know how would I integrate it in cmake
> including making it work in KDE CI. Should I try to do that? Also there is
> (I believe) no way to use a private plugin of a different widget.

Nah, don't do that, if you *promise* a solution is in the works and you'll 
help with it i guess that's enough.

Any script or other solution will be a pain.


> Is there another way to solve this problem?
> Thanks!
> Martin
> PS: It seems my mails to kde-core-devel have sometimes delays more then 1
> day before they actually arrive to the archives. Is it normal or there is a
> problem on my side?
> On neděle 14. ledna 2018 23:47:53 CET Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > El dissabte, 13 de gener de 2018, a les 10:46:01 CET, Martin Kostolný va
> > 
> > escriure:
> > > 2) On the other hand plasma-active-window-control could be part of
> > > kdeplasma-addons because it is multiplatform, has C++ plugin and uses
> > > e.g.
> > > TaskManager module of Plasma which changes from time to time. So it
> > > would
> > > be nice to release always compatible version of this widget.
> > 
> > There seems to be lots of copied code in here.
> > 
> > Why?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> >   Albert

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