Installing Plasma.Service *.operations file

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed Dec 22 20:15:16 CET 2010

On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, Thomas Olsen wrote:
> An - I suppose - simple question: I need to install an
> <enginename>.operations file together with the dataengine package. Is
> there a standard way of doing this or should I make some hack with
> KGlobal.dirs().localkdedir() and then append 'share/apps/plasma/services'?
> It seems rather hackish but I bet I've missed something very obvious..?

if you are writing your engine in C++, then you do like this in your 
CMakeLists.txt file:

install(FILES filename.operations DESTINATION 

if you are writing your engine in Javascript, Python or Ruby then you just 
include the operations file in your package under contents/services/

Aaron J. Seigo
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