Why does kde-filesystem own /etc/kde4?
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 16:37:42 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2009-08-04 at 10:22 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 04 August 2009 03:23:55 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I have noticed that kde-filesystem owns the following (empty) directories:
> >> /etc/kde4
> >> /etc/kde4/env
> >> /etc/kde4/kdm
> >> /etc/kde4/shutdown
> >> My question is: Why???
> >> KDE 4 looks in /etc/kde just like KDE 3 does, /etc/kde4 is ignored
> >> entirely, as `kde4-config --path config` will confirm to you. The 3 empty
> >> subdirectories seem completely unused as well.
> >> If anything is trying to install to those directories, it needs to be fixed
> >> to install to /etc/kde instead!
> >> I propose we remove /etc/kde4 from kde-filesystem effective immediately.
> > /etc/kde4 is not empty here. Startup and shutdown files for gpg are there,
> > although they are also in /etc/kde. Please check that removing /etc/kde4 will
> > not break gpg startup.
> /etc/kde4 isn't used anywhere. If there's stuff in there, you may have
> put there yourself.
> Future versions of kde-filesystem will no longer include it.
Can we assume that some future "yum update" will just remove it?
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