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From: Maciej Mrozowski <reavertm@...>
Subject: Re: Re: KDE 4.6 still masked?
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 09:38:26 +0100
On Friday 28 of January 2011 18:42:35 Dale wrote:
> Dale wrote:
> > Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> >> On 01/28/2011 11:12 AM, Theo Chatzimichos wrote:
> >>> On Friday 28 January 2011 10:53:37 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> >>>> Why is KDE 4.6 still masked in portage?  Unfortunately, the comment in
> >>>> profiles/package.mask doesn't say anything other than the obvious:
> >>>> 
> >>>> "Mask KDE SC 4.6.0 and deps"
> >>> 
> >>> Due to masked deps, I don't think it will unmasked soon
> >> 
> >> Btw, the "package.unmask/kde-4.6" file from the kde overlay is
> >> 
> >> missing entries for:
> >>   sys-auth/polkit-kde-agent
> >>   kde-misc/polkit-kde-kcmodules
> >>   sys-auth/polkit-qt
> > 
> > I used autounmask to unmask mine here.  I installed it yesterday and
> > so far it is running fine.  I don't see any problems at the moment.
> > I'm running AMD64 here, if that matters.
> > 
> > Dale
> > 
> > :-)  :-)
> 
> May want to hold off on the upgrade until I see what caused this.  My
> Kmenu is about empty.  No apps at all.  It has the other stuff but no
> way to start apps.  Example, Seamonkey, gtkam or Kcalc is listed.  The
> only way I can start a app is to use the run dialog.  Luckily I have
> some links in the panel.
> 
> Will post if I find a solution.  Going to re-emerge some stuff to see if
> that fixes it.  If not, no idea what to check next.

Like someone already said, one needs to re-run kbuildsycoca4 (or usually just 
re-login). In any case relogin is needed in order to get new value for 
variable XDG_MENU_PREFIX applied before running kbuildsycoca4 (it's set in 
xinitrc session scripts).
It is always needed when upgrading between minor releases (so 4.5->4.6)
Good news is that famous 'required to start kmail twice' bug is fixed when 
using kdepimlibs-4.6. Also some plasma glitches are fixed with this release so 
it should be generally worth switching to.

-- 
regards
MM
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