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Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 14:15:11 -0500
> Rex Dieter <[email protected]> wrote:
> 
>> Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
>>
>>> My "problem" is that I don't run Fedora's KDE.  I compile KDE from
>>> KDE's Branch 3.5 SVN tree.  So when "redhat-menus" is installed, my
>>> K-menu is hosed.  Uninstall it, all is well.
>>> But the problem that everyone else seems to be having is, I think,
>>> different than mine, because no one seems to have mentioned that
>>> they compile KDE from source.  (Even though I compile KDE from
>>> source, I DO NOT compile it for the same location that Fedora
>>> installs it's KDE rpm's in :))
>>>
>>> Steven P. Ulrick
>>>
>>> P.S.: Just wondering: should I file a bug report against
>>> redhat-menus?
>> Do what fc's packaging now does.  Move kde's
>> /etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu to (something like)
>> /etc/xdg.d/kde/applications.menu and set environment variable
>> XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/etc/xdg.d/kde:/etc/xdg
> 
> Hello, Rex
> First of all, thank you very much for a potential workaround to my
> problem.  Before I ask my questions about what you proposed, can I
> assume that since you said:
>>> Do what fc's packaging now does. 
> that this will not be a problem for me anymore once Fedora Core 6 comes
> out?

fc6 is the same, afaik.

> Anyway, on to my questions:
>> Move kde's /etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu to (something like)
>> /etc/xdg.d/kde/applications.menu and set environment variable
>> XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/etc/xdg.d/kde:/etc/xdg
> 
> Since there is no such thing as "/etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu", I
> assume that I am to move
> "/usr/local/kde-svn-fc5/etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu" to, let's say,
> "/etc/xdg.d/kde/applications.menu"
> Ok, just did that.

Ah, your case is even easier, set XDG_CONFIG_DIRS to point to *your*
directory,
XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/usr/local/kde-svn-fc5/etc/xdg:/etc/xdg

-- Rex


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