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Re: Bug#77578: Alt-F2 and different background on multiple desktops problems.

> > well, I'm not going to remove the patch because of this *unless* it doesn't
> > get fixed soon.  The problem is caused by the patch...whether or not it's
> > a bug in KDE or QT...  KDE programmers have it working without the patch so
> > if we want the XIM support then someone needs to find a fix for the KDE stuff.
> It's a bit of a catch-22 here. Without XIM it's useless for Japanese 
> people and with XIM we've got all these annoyances. Until it's sorted out
> (ideally the patches are merged upstream so the main KDE developers
> also get to deal with them) it's at least possible to have alternative qt
> debs without the patches applied. I could easily build and provide those.
> Say libqt2.2-jp and libqt2.2-nojp where both provide libqt2.2 or something
> like that; it's cumbersome but possible.

you can't provide a versioned qt.  dpkg doesn't support it.

> > What I do know:
> > 
> >   This DID work with the QT patch for 2.2.1.  with the SAME KDE source code.
> Not for me and some others. The changelog corresponds exactly to the times
> ALT-F2 worked properly or not, from 2.2.1-8 onwards as those were the ones
> I've used (skipped a few, but anyways).

that version was not out long enough for anyone to verify anything.  It was
the last version before 2.2.2 came out.


Ivan E. Moore II
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