Multiple KDE directories: $KDEDIRS and /etc/kde3rc
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Tue Aug 6 16:52:25 BST 2002
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On Tuesday, 6. August 2002 14:41, Alexander Mattausch wrote:
> In KDE 2 I used to combine different locations of KDE packages (local,
> file server) by setting the KDEDIRS variable, which worked fine. In KDE
> 3 I found that this variable is explicitly unset in startkde (at least
> for SuSE Linux), and all comments I found about that mentioned that the
> "prefixes" entry in /etc/kde3rc should be used instead. Unfortunately
> this does not work properly; Kicker does not find some of its entries
> anymore when additional entries in kde3rc, and kbuildsycoca still seems
> to rely on $KDEDIRS.
> What's the correct way to combine different KDE locations in KDE3? Is
> there a documentation of /etc/kde3rc? I don't even know if I separated
> the pathes in thr prefixes entry correctly (I used ":").
Try , or ;
Anyway, I think KDEDIRS is an allowed option to do this:
Waldo Bastian just suggested the following when a third party developer
asked how to correctly install a MIME type:
"...Make sure you export KDEDIRS in startkde so that all of KDE knows
where to find your new mimetype. ...."
Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Developer at the Kmud Project http://www.kmud.de/
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