That thread - Any hope of KDE 3.5 in F10?

Pete Snider pds100 at
Mon Jul 7 12:14:58 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 7:49 AM, Rex Dieter <rdieter at> wrote:
> pds wrote:
>> On Sun, 06 Jul 2008 22:13:01 -0500
>>> Please read the FAQ again.  I would *love* to be able to provide just
>>> that, and asked developers point-blank if this is something
>>> possible(1) or supported.  Answer was no.
>>> (1) without horrible hacks or FHS violations.
>> Hmmm.... The FAQ provide some information, but not exactly what I was
>> asking.  What I really read was, that there was not enough resources
>> to provide both KDE3.5 and KDE4.0 with ONLY one installed at a time.
>> I didn't ask to have both kde4 & kde3 installed at the same time.
> fedora's packaging guidelines (pretty much) require parallel-installability
> of *all* packages.  That's part of the "horrible hacks" to which I refer.
> Sorry, if that was unclear.

Thank you for pointing that out, I wasn't aware that all packages had
to be able to be installed at one time.
I'll try it on a fresh disk this week, it should be interesting.

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