[rkward-devel] RKWard 0.5.0c-test5

Thomas Friedrichsmeier thomas.friedrichsmeier at ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Mon Mar 30 21:33:40 UTC 2009


> yes, he's right -- and that goes for all kde 4 apps, none of which are in
> the default search path in ubuntu 8.04. that is because e.g.
> /usr/bin/konqueror is the kde 3.5 binary, and /usr/lib/kde4/bin/konqueror
> is the kde 4.1 one. they probably started this because kde 4 was to be
> installed parallel mainly for testing purposes. and since there is still a
> kde 3.5 rkward, i think we should keep up to this scheme, even though it
> seems odd.
> so, this not-in-path-installation is actually intended. it just leads to
> the need to patch the .desktop file, specifying the full path to rkward.
> the same goes for console. this way, one could have both rkwards at once --
> but then i think we should rename the hardy package to rkward-kde4,
> shouldn't we? the konqeror package is called konqueror-kde4, to make that
> work, for instance.

I see, I wasn't aware of that. Yet, considering our package won't be *in* 
ubuntu 8.04, only *for* ubuntu 8.04, I don't think we need to feel obliged to 
support a parallel installation. That's just my 2 cents, though. Just do what 
you think is best.

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