Re: KDE Frameworks·5.11.0: trashcan applet fails

Sebastian Kügler sebas at
Thu Jun 18 00:33:59 UTC 2015

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 18:06:06 Bhushan Shah wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 8:33 AM, Rex Dieter <rdieter at> wrote:
> > Yes, per the aforementioned bug reports, trying to place the trashcan
> > applet yields:
> > 
> > Error loading Applet: package inexistent
> I debugged this little bit and found that trash applet have
> X-KDE-Library set in its metadata.desktop which is unused. I removed
> it now however I see that if condition added in
> 462ad8a6cae22bc2855c8e4461ca503d6fd15884,
> +    if (!offer->property("X-Plasma-API").toString().isEmpty() &&
> +        offer->property("Library").toString().isEmpty()) {
> is removed in ea924b14691da3819ca17d876f63ffc686fcf840 as I think
> there is no replacement for this in KPluginMetadata or something..
> If we want to make it backwards compatible this case should be handled
> somehow or otherwise any other desktop files which are ported to QML
> and have stray X-KDE-Library needs fixing.

There's not reason why this can't be done (in a similar way) with 
KPluginMetaData, you can go through KPluginMetaData::rawData() to look up 
these keys.

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