[KDE/Mac] Bug reporting in KDE on Apple OS X

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Sat Jun 28 13:54:16 UTC 2014

On Sat, 28 Jun 2014, Ian Wadham wrote:

> On 28/06/2014, at 10:01 PM, Marko Käning wrote:
>> Well, that's a good and valid question. What other functions does kded4 fulfill?
> That is a movable feast.  I don't believe there is a definitive list of modules kded4
> can load.  People can add them.  They are basically just dynamic libraries.  It all
> got a bit out of hand at one stage, I believe.  It started as a directory-watcher and
> it at least does things like updating KDE desktop items such as battery level.

As for kded4 (as well as dbus), I use a hacked-up version of kdelibs on 
Windows and now also on OSX to avoid running any daemons. It disables a 
number of features, kioslaves are pretty broken for instance, but on the 
other hand, it saves a lot of support. When I still had dbus and kded 
running I would get lots of questions about these scary daemons.

This is the repo I use:


branch: stripped

It also removes a host of other things I don't  need for krita, so it 
isn't immediately reusable. For instance, no plasma, no kparts, ssl is 
hacked out...

But I'm really close to fixing up a dmg of krita, I think, I basically 
only have to hack macdeployqt to also deploy kde plugins and their 
libraries. This is based on building all the dependencies with a set of 
external cmake projects, I'm not using macports or homebrew or fink here.


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