kioslave hardcoded path
kfunk at kde.org
Tue Dec 27 20:06:30 UTC 2016
On Tuesday, 27 December 2016 20:44:48 CET Jean-Baptiste Mardelle wrote:
> On Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:29:27 PM CET, Kevin Funk wrote:
> > On Tuesday, 27 December 2016 20:15:54 CET Kevin Funk wrote:
> >> On Tuesday, 27 December 2016 00:30:32 CET Jean-Baptiste
> >> Mardelle wrote: ...
> Thanks a lot for your answer.
> > Just noticed: The way you're starting the KIO slaves is the one
> > going through
> > DBus+klauncher. If that's actually intended, then you might need to patch
> > stuff in kinit.git -- so far everyone avoid DBus+klauncher on
> > Windows for good
> > reasons.
> Yes, that's correct. We use DBus to communicate between the main
> application and the rendering process. It seems to work, but I was not
> aware of these KIO slaves issues.
> > Let me elaborate, there are two ways to start kio slaves:
> > a) KIO asks klauncher via DBus to launch KIO processes
> > b) KIO directly forks off KIO processes
> > (a) is chosen if an available DBus session is detected, (b) is the
> > fallback.
> > To *always* use (b), you have two options:
> > - Make sure there's no DBus session (or dbus-daemon.exe available to start
> > one)
> > - Set the KDE_FORK_SLAVES env var , this is what we do in KDevelop:
> > https://cgit.kde.org/kdevelop.git/commit/?
> > id=4a2f1c2457e0104eb9a6135649d3ce4dda312904
> > (b) is the tested variant, which works fine for Kate/KDevelop/others...
> Using KDE Frameworks 5.29, currently with no install (everything inside a
> folder), and I can confirm that the KDE_FORK_SLAVES solution works.
> However, now a new terminal window (cmd.exe) opens everytime kioslave is
> called. Any idea haw to prevent that behavior ?
This patch is applied to the qtbase build when using KDE's Craft  -- which
is why we encourage using that one instead of other solutions. There are more
patches in Craft for qtbase, for instance.
> Thanks a lot for taking the time to answer me, we are now very close to
> launch our Windows test version!
> Best regards
> Jean-Baptiste Mardelle
> > Hope that helps,
> > Kevin
> >  https://userbase.kde.org/KDE_System_Administration/
> > Environment_Variables#KDE_FORK_SLAVES
> >> Yes, the installation path is compiled into the binary.
> >> Though kio looks into two other paths since quite some time now:
> >> https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/125778/
> >> Are you using an outdated KF5 version? Or are you installing KF5 into a
> >> different prefix maybe? For the latter, you might need to
> >> tweak qt.conf, as ...
Kevin Funk | kfunk at kde.org | http://kfunk.org
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