[Kst] branches/work/kst/2.0.0-beta3/kst

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Thu Oct 1 20:30:38 CEST 2009

Its set by the line
TARGET = kst2
in src/kst/kst.pro

Its also used by 'run-kst'.

So... it somehow has to be changed in two places.  Can we do this by hand for 
now, and think of better magic later?


On Thursday 01 October 2009 14:15:55 Matthew D Truch wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 01, 2009 at 12:58:03PM -0400, Barth Netterfield wrote:
> > I think it is fine and required for the beta, since basically everyone
> > will have both 1.x and 2.0beta installed.
> >
> > Longer term, its hard to say.  While kst2 is not as cool (ie, short) a
> > name as kst, basically any script that uses 'kst' will break using kst2. 
> > The command line has changed.  The input files have changed... So
> > renaming kst2 is probably not such a bad idea.
> >
> > I think some distributions that want to install both a qt3 and qt4
> > version will give them different names eg app-qt3 and app-qt4, and then
> > use /etc/alternatives links to choose which one is the default, which you
> > get when running 'app'.  But I think this magic is done by the
> > distribution.
> >
> > Boh?
> Well, I was slightly playing devil's advocate, and yes, in the end,
> distributions leave this up to the distribution (if that makes sense).
> As I am one of the distributions, may I request that the build system be
> made to easily allow a name change from kst (or kst2) to whatever with a
> command line switch?

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