Moving code for "Open With" and ServiceMenu actions to kdelibs

Allen Winter winter at
Tue May 5 15:53:28 CEST 2009

On Tuesday 17 March 2009 4:03:03 pm David Faure wrote:
> The code for handling "open with" action/submenus and servicemenus (RMB / Actions / ...)
> is currently in libkonq (and used by dolphin and konqueror), but I have received a number
> of requests for moving that code up to kdelibs.
> It is already used by the plasma "Locations" runner AFAIK, which won't have to link to libkonq
> anymore, and at least "Open With <default file manager>" will be used in KFileDialog,
> and I'm sure there are more potential users of "open with" and servicemenus.
> The attached patch adds two classes to kdelibs:
> * KFileItemListProperties (which stores common properties for a list of items,
>  and determines which capabilities are available, like all-readable, all-writable, etc.). Unittest included.
> * KFileItemActions - the class which implements "Open with" and servicemenu actions.
> The first one belongs obviously to kio (could even have been part of KFileItemList
> if had a d pointer... that's for kde5); I wasn't exactly sure about the second one,
> could have been for libkfile too. OTOH the goal of this move is do generalize
> the use of those actions outside of file managers, so libkio is probably better.
> Thanks for reviewing the patch (especially the API, which I already cleaned up
> compared to what was in libkonq).
> Of course I also ported the libkonq classes to those new classes (can't remove
> them, for BC reasons, but they are now mere wrappers).

You finished and committed this, right?

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