[KDE/Mac] Thoughts on standard directories in Qt5 - QStandardPaths
iandw.au at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 04:16:45 UTC 2014
On 15/12/2014, at 8:51 PM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Monday December 15 2014 09:32:48 Ian Wadham wrote:
>> Hi David and KDE-Mac guys,
> Hi Ian,
> Didn't you already post this, or at least a good chunk of it?
No, but I did cover some of the points before. This time I thought I would
reply specifically to the points raised by David a few months ago.
>> they should probably be something like MP_*. However, environment variables
>> are a threatened species on many versions of OS X supported by MacPorts and
>> are extinct (i.e. ignored) on the most recent versions. "Extinct" means there is no
>> Apple-approved way to introduce an environment variable into an app started by
>> the GUI facilities on the desktop in recent versions of OS X.
> If so, how does XQuartz manage? That's conceived to be auto-started when the user launches an X11 application, including through the Finder, no?
> And whether Apple condones it or not, that requires "interprocess communication" through at least 1 environment variable …
lists the external possibilities. Inside an app I guess you can do setenv() if you want. Also maybe
X11 apps have a method like those to be found in KDE, where a utility looks to see if another utility
is already running and, if it is not, starts it. Kdeinit4, klauncher4 and kded4 do that sort of thing.
Cheers, Ian W.
More information about the kde-mac