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Re: desktop-base status (Was: gdm theme changes!)

On Wed, Nov 08, 2006, Loïc Minier wrote:
>    * I heard a hint from Kevin Krammer who suggested putting a .sh
>      script in /usr/env to let startkde source it, it could change
>      KDEDIRS which is a list of directories to search for various
>      things, in particular configs; I thought about this, but I'm not
>      sure it can be cleanly implemented, in particular it should work
>      with locally modified environments, or other scripts setting
>      KDEDIRS; what I could imagine could work would be if [ -z $KDEDIRS
>      ]; then KDEDIRS=/usr:/etc; fi;
>      KDEDIRS=$KDEDIRS:/usr/share/desktop-base/kde;
>      for this to work, I'll need to verify that nothing else defines the
>      config items I want to set in the default install higher in the
>      KDEDIRS chain, and also look for the proper default KDEDIRS to set;
>      I installed KDE to check this, but didn't check until now

 I confirm that KDEDIRS is empty in the default installation when you
 hook a /usr/env/10_something.sh, but of course we should handle cases
 where a prior env script has set KDEDIRS, or when the admin setuped
 KDEDIRS via other means (e.g. /etc/environment).

Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.org>

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