Optional prefixes (targeting 7.0)

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Dec 2 22:42:36 PST 2008


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Nathan Coulson wrote:
>   
>> What happens to the KDE config when KDE4 is installed on top of KDE3?
>>     
>
> At least in Debian, KDE3 stores configuration in $HOME/.kde, and KDE4 
> does this in $HOME/.KDE4. Therefore, there are no conflicts. Moreover, 
> ad KDE4 is an incomplete desktop environment, I would consider any setup 
> that doesn't allow for parallel installation of at least full KDE4 plus 
> Konversation (still the preferred IRC client for KDE developers, as 
> evidenced on #kde on freenode) as broken.
>   
Guys, I appreciate the comments.  I'm really just kinda probing to see 
who still uses the old separation method. 

As far as KDE is concerned, I'm really hoping that by the time BLFS is 
ramping up for 7.0, KDE-4 will be feature complete and that particular 
issue isn't one any longer.

-- DJ Lucas


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