OSX/MacPorts KDE CI System: Asking for trouble due to installations outside the expected $DATA_INSTALL_DIR/kf5 directory for khtml and katepart5

Alex Merry alex.merry at kde.org
Sat Jul 5 17:21:36 UTC 2014

On Saturday 05 July 2014 18:31:20 Marko Käning wrote:
> Hi David and all,
> > Which proves my point: .rc files don't go into the kf5 subfolder.
> I was pondering this again just now and came to the conclusion that
> all the KF5/KDE frameworks and apps should install everything into
> some subdir of the system's directory like
>    /Library/Application Support/KF5/
> by which KF5 wouldn't clutter "/Library/Application Support" with
> a ton of KF5-related files. This is what other companies do as well
> on OSX, see e.g. the content on the CI system:
> ---
> $ ls -1 /Library/Application\ Support
> App Store
> Apple
> CrashReporter
> ProApps
> Script Editor
> com.apple.TCC
> iLifeMediaBrowser
> kf5

If we want to follow this pattern, I think we want to use "KDE" as a 
subdirectory name, and then have kf5-specific stuff under "KDE/kf5". This would 
apply to any software that is *produced* by KDE, but not to software that 
merely uses KF5.


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