KDE development on main laptop

Slawek Kaplonski skaplons at redhat.com
Sat Sep 18 18:34:16 BST 2021


On sobota, 18 września 2021 18:17:46 CEST Ömer Fadıl USTA wrote:
> just create a new user and build kde with kdesrc-build it wont effect your
> systemwide settings/applications/libraries/frameworks or your other user
> accounts. whenever you are logging in just select kde-dev session as
> X11/wayland development (or whatever you created for your kde development
> account) and use newly build kde and when you need stable use your previous
> account with X11/wayland (not development) session.
> it is easier than explaining, if you need help just visit librechat irc
> #kde-devel channel

Thx. The idea with new account is good one. That way it will not mess my config 

> On Sat, Sep 18, 2021, 17:20 Sławek Kapłoński <slawek at kaplonski.pl> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm totally new to the KDE development but I want to start with it.
> > I'm using KDE daily on my main work laptop. Is it 100% safe to build e.g.
> > Akonadi or Kmail or other software using kdesrc-build script on my laptop
> > and
> > it will not interact (and break) something in my software installed from
> > packages for sure? Or is it better to play with it on e.g. different
> > machine?
> > 
> > --
> > Best regards
> > Sławek Kapłoński
> > slawek at kaplonski.pl

Slawek Kaplonski
Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat
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