[KDE/Mac] QStandardPaths possible solution

Christoph Cullmann cullmann at absint.com
Wed Jan 7 20:24:06 UTC 2015

> On 07 Jan 2015, at 21:12 , Christoph Cullmann <cullmann at absint.com> wrote:
> > Hmm, why is /opt/local/share hardcoded but not /usr/local/share? I think
> > the last one
> > is often used, too, e.g. by Homebrew.
> I guess it wouldn’t do any harm to include that path as well. :)
> However, on MacPorts the qt5-mac port maintainer would surely want to replace
> "/opt/local”
> with the actually set contents of $prefix (which normally IS set of course to
> "/opt/local”,
> but may IT MAY in principle differ)! This happens when a user installs
> her/his MacPorts tree
> under a non-standard prefix.
Hmm, perhaps than zero hard coded paths should be there and only the $ENV-Var should be used?

As you need to document this for Qt, too, that would be anyway easier.


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