[kde-edu]: Step without kdelibs?

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Thu Feb 11 19:52:03 CET 2010

A Dijous, 11 de febrer de 2010, v_2e at ukr.net va escriure:
> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 16:17:35 +0100
> "Anne-Marie Mahfouf" <annemarie.mahfouf at free.fr> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Step is in KDE-Edu since KDE 4.1. If you're using Marble already, chances
> > are that you have the kdelibs for it (except if you use the Qt-only
> > version). You cannot run Step without the kdelibs nor can you run any
> > KDE-Edu program without kdelibs. KDE software by definition is software
> > builds with kdelibs.
> > 
> > Not sure why you do not want the kde libraries on your system: space?
> > other reason? If you want to use/develop any KDE program you need those
> > libs. If you don't want kdelibs, you don't want any KDE and KDE-Edu
> > programs.
> > 
> > You can perfectly run/develop Step without runnning KDE workspace itself
> > though. The Plasma Desktop is not needed, you can run Step on GNOME or
> > other desktop. What you need are Step dependencies and kdelibs is one of
> > them. But kdelibs is not the desktop, Plasma is the desktop. You seem to
> > mix those and I hope this clarifies it.
> > 
> > Anne-Marie
>   Thank you for such a quick answer!
>   I must say I do distinguish between the libraries and desktop, but as
> I have already said, I don't use anything that needs kdelibs and I
> don't actually want them to be present in my system just for one
> application much.

Any reason for that? Is your hard disk that small?

>   I must say that I'm not one of them, but still I'd like the programs
> I use have as little dependencies as possible. 

That's nonsense, a program having as little dependencies as possible means 
programming yourself something that other already programmed.

>   I hope, you understand my thoughts in spite of my poor English. :)

No, I don't understand a single reason of why you don't want to isntall 
kdelibs other than "I do not use it", which is false because you'd use it for 


>   Thanks.
>   Vladimir.
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