KDevelop4 API questions

mwoehlke mwoehlke at tibco.com
Thu Aug 17 15:07:01 UTC 2006

Matt Rogers wrote:
> On Thursday 17 August 2006 02:29, Jens Herden wrote:
>>>>> are they actually used anywhere? If not, then we can remove them and
>>>>> if we need them later, then add them then.
>>>> Please don't.  I know I need to document them, but they do have a
>>>> purpose...
>>>> projectDirectory == the dir where the current project file is located.
>>>> projectsDirectory == the dir where the user holds all of his project
>>>> folders ... perhaps this can be renamed to better illustrate what it
>>>> is.
>>>> Both of them are useful though, please don't remove.
>>> But not all project folders are in the same place, so I still don't see
>>> the point of either of these functions since projectDirectory is
>>> duplicated from KDevProject and well, right now, projectsDirectory
>>> doesn't make sense to me.
>> Oh that is new for me. I thought that project files and folders must have a
>> common base folder? But the project file can be at an arbitrary location
>> where also the hidden .kde4 folder is created. Am I wrong here?
> Yes, project files and folders must reside under a particular folder. However, 
> the project file can no longer be stored at an arbitrary location. We might 
> change that, dunno yet, a lot of this stuff is still in flux.

Ok, I'll admit I don't understand entirely what's going on here, but by 
"project file", are we talking about what in 3.x is 'foobar.kdevelop'?
(Private explanations welcome if you don't want to clutter the list.)

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