polling opinions: how much QT3/KDE3.5 to preserve in dports this July?

John Marino dragonflybsd at marino.st
Sun Jun 2 04:41:53 PDT 2013

On 6/2/2013 13:39, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 02, 2013 at 01:28:56PM +0200, John Marino wrote:
>> On 6/1/2013 19:34, Francois Tigeot wrote:
>>> Another issue: kde4 applications don't install their binaries in
>>> /usr/local/bin but /usr/local/kde4/bin.
>>> The default PATH will need to be changed.
>> Why is that "an issue"?
>> To me it's a good thing, and obviously FreeBSD intentionally did this.
> I meant /usr/local/kde4/bin has to be added to the default PATH.
> Having to type the complete path for binaries is an issue in my book;
> regular applications don't need it.

IIRC putting this in the default path should not be done.  If .xinitrc 
is correctly defined, the path is taken care of.

Having to add this path is indicative of a user error (again, if I am 
remembering correctly)

More information about the Users mailing list