javascript interactive console

Michael Palimaka kensington at
Wed Feb 26 11:02:39 UTC 2014

On 02/26/2014 09:36 PM, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 February 2014 11:27:04 Marco Martin wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> yesterday i was toying with porting the javascript interactive console for
>> plasma-shell.
>> one thing that i stumbled upon is how much dependencies the thing has.
>> apart the usual removal of kde4support, it depends from new things like
>> ktexteditor,ktextbrowser etc.
>> so, it would bump up the dependencies of the plasma-framework repo even more
>> and i don't really like it.
>> so, there could be alternatives:
>> * rewrite it with less dependencies (tough it need kate as the editor to not
>> suck..)
>> * split the shell out of the repo
> What's the reason of having the shell in the plasma-framework? Shouldn't it be 
> in kde-workspace in the first place?

Indeed, and it even autostarts it: /etc/xdg/autostart/plasma-shell.desktop

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