Le Wednesday 20 August 2008 18:54:30 Matthias, vous avez écrit :
> Hi!
> I'm not sure whether this is the right way (TM) to give you this
> information or whether it should be filled in bug reports...

Thanks for your testing. User reports are always valuable.

> Anyway. First, let me thank you for the integration work, after switching
> from apt-get to aptitude the upgrade was a breeze. There were no "show
> stoppers" only a few glitches which I'm reporting:
> When I added a start icon for the showimg application to my panel I didn't
> get the appropriate icon. I fixed this by copying the
> /usr/share/applications/kde/gwenview.desktop file to showimg.desktop and
> modifyed it with a text editor. The other applications showed their correct
> icon.
> Should I file a bug report?

Yes, it's a bug to be addressed in the gwenview package.

> When updating kmail I used
> aptitude -t experimental install kontact
> and expected that kmail would automagically be updated to. But it wasn't.
> Shouldn't there be a dependency taking care of this?

The kontact > kmail recommend is not versionned. Anyway, the proper way to do 
this would be to upgrade the kdepim meta-package which has the right 
I think it should be considered a bug anyway.

> After aptitude upgraded kmail (from the KDE 3.5.9 Version to KDE 4.1
> version) the start icon I added to the panel didn't start kmail anymore. I
> manually set the desktop file path in .kde4/share/config/plasma-appletsrc
> to
> Url=file:///usr/share/applications/kde4/KMail.desktop
> restarted the desktop and kmail launches again. So I expect that with other
> KDE programs making their transition from KDE 3 to KDE 4 they will face the
> same problem.
> kmail started and told me that this was the first start and I should do
> some configuration. I aborted kmail, copied my .kde/share/apps/kmail
> directory to .kde4/share/apps as well as the files
> .kde/share/config/kmailrc and .kde/share/config/kmail.eventsrc
> After starting kmail again everything was in place except my identity as
> well as my accounts sending settings. I had to configure them via the
> settings menu. Is there any transition tool planed for such situations?

Last two issues are migration issues we don't have a policy about yet. There 
have been some talks about this in the team. I didn't know the panel issue 
btw, but don't see an easy way to fix it automatically.

Xavier Vello


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