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Re: Observations on KDE 4.2 in wip

On Thursday, 12 Feb 2009, Mark Davies wrote:
> > - The Akonadi service tries to start itself and fails every time, e.g.
> > after I try to use KRunner or Kopete.  (It seems very descriptive in
> > its error message.)
>yes.  The akonadi package claims that mysql is an optional dependency so
>currently we are building it without but this behaviour does suggest its

Yeah, the MySQL reference in the error surprised me, it seems like an
"everything, including the kitchen sink" approach they took there.

> > - The "new" mode start menu simply doesn't work for me.  It draws an
> > initial outline of a window on the screen and then never fills it in.
> > Switching it to "classic" mode works fine (which I prefer anyway).
>Works for me (though I probably prefer "classic" as well).

I'll try being more patient with it and see if it does something
eventually, out of curiosity.

> > fixed things for me.  (I see the TODO file also references the idea of
> > migrating some of this data.)
>That was a reference to the fact that pkgsrc's kde3 user config lives under
>~/.kde/share/kde/... whereas kde4 lives under ~/.kde/share/... so kde4
>wont use any existing kde3 user config (and automatically update it if
>appropriate) because it wont see it.  If however you have some really old
>kde2 config lying around or some none pkgsrc kde3 it may well see that.
>And yes stuff in Desktop is a separate issue and may well display oddly.

Hmm, the left-over directories I had were all from either KDE3 or
Gnome.  I blasted out all of them, and that's when the "no text in the
taskbar icons" glitch went away.  Anyway, it's fine now.



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