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Re: kde4/5 status?

On Sat, 21 Mar 2020 at 23:05, MLH <> wrote:
> Chavdar wrote:
> > mlh wrote:
> > > What is the status of kde4/5? I just built kde4 (again) under
> > > -current and kdeinit4 and ksmserver immediately coredump. Anything
> > > new (other than hal and dbus) required to get it going again? It
> > > has been a few years since I tried using it.
> >
> > I've been using it for quite some time on a -current amd64 laptop;
> > starting from kde4, later bits of the next framework were added as
> > they became available. My last pkg_rolling-replace (on top of a
> > -current pkgsrc) was perhaps a month ago (but I am going through
> > another one right now, so I 'see if there is going to be any problems,
> > in three to four days from now - it takes that much...). I haven't had
> > any problems with it so far.
> Thanks for replying.  The only thing I had to do to build kde4 was
> to comment out games/kpat from the kde4 Makefile. Everything else
> built ok.
> If you don't mind, exactly what are you doing to make it work? To
> try to simplify, I am just trying to launch it from startx using
> startkde in .xinitrc. This worked when I tried using it a number
> of years ago.

I always start it from kdm.



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