[Mageia-dev] qt3-devel needed for Trinitydesktop (KDE 3.5 successor)

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 16:22:15 CET 2011

On 24 March 2011 11:56, Olivier Blin <mageia at blino.org> wrote:
> nicolas vigier <boklm at mars-attacks.org> writes:
>> On Wed, 23 Mar 2011, Robert Xu wrote:
>>> As I reiterate, Trinity does not interfere with KDE4 in any way, if
>>> you keep /opt/kde3
>> Are you sure ?
>> For libs installed in /opt/kde3/lib, rpm find-provides will add the
>> provides for the libs on the packages. When an other package require
>> this library, it will give the choice to install the Trinity package and
>> some people will do it.
>> Then there is two options :
>>  - /opt/kde3/lib is not in ld.so.conf, and the programs using this lib
>>    will not run
>>  - /opt/kde3/lib is in ld.so.conf, so the programs using this lib will
>>    run, but we can have two versions of the lib installed, one in /usr/lib
>>    and one in /opt/kde3/lib, and we don't know which one will be used, so
>>    we can see various strange problems.
> This should not be an issue if the libraries from Trinity and KDE4 have
> different majors
> --
> Olivier Blin - blino

No guarantees on that point... you never know when the major of a lib
is going to change, and there're hundreds of libs in a DE...

Ahmad Samir

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