Package Details: dolphin-meld 20.08.2-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/dolphin-meld.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: dolphin-meld
Description: KDE File Manager, using Meld rather than Kompare
Upstream URL: https://kde.org/applications/system/dolphin/
Licenses: LGPL
Groups: kde-applications, kde-system
Conflicts: dolphin=20.08.2
Provides: dolphin=20.08.2
Submitter: andykluger
Maintainer: andykluger
Last Packager: andykluger
Votes: 3
Popularity: 0.62
First Submitted: 2018-04-11 13:37
Last Updated: 2020-10-09 20:57

Dependencies (16)

Required by (24)

Sources (3)

Latest Comments

1 2 Next › Last »

malcolm commented on 2020-09-30 20:58

I personally recommend this

https://github.com/naraesk/dolphin-service-menu-meld

Thanks for the support andy

andykluger commented on 2020-09-30 18:38

OK,

looks like that context menu item is now provided by kompare itself:

/usr/share/kservices5/ServiceMenus/kompare.desktop is owned by kompare 20.08.1-1

So I recommend:

  • either uninstall kompare or disable the Compare Files service in dolphin settings
  • either use the toolbar button or the appmenu item (via menu or plasma-hud or krunner-appmenu)

If a user-made meld service menu works well these days, please post a comment here to help others find it. I haven't tested the ones out there. The kompare-provided one looks easy enough to modify/fork, but you may want to replace it with two separate services — one for comparing 2 files and one for comparing 3 (see https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=418518 ).

andykluger commented on 2020-09-30 18:21

Note, while I figure out the fix: The toolbar button as well as the app menu item (Tools>Compare Files) still work and open meld, but the context menu item is using kompare until I push an updated patch.

andykluger commented on 2020-09-30 17:24

I'm sorry, you're right, the patch is broken one way or another with the current release. I'll see what I can do.

andykluger commented on 2020-09-30 17:08

@malcolm I can't confidently compare our interfaces across the languages, but the service that this patch affects is called "Compare Files" for me (and notably does not have a submenu as far as I can tell, while the similar menu items in your screenshots do).

https://i.imgur.com/HfJ3Wso.png

Can you share a screenshot of your Services configuration for Dolphin?

malcolm commented on 2020-09-30 04:28

but with the kompare installed, the option appears. unfortunately it still opens on it and not on meld

https://i.imgur.com/77Shlyy.png

malcolm commented on 2020-09-30 04:26

this option "Compare" is from a "Service" that I installed through dolphin itself.

malcolm commented on 2020-09-30 04:24

Yes, I did that. I selected two files and looked in the options menu, but I did not find the option for meld.

Btw, I'm using the kde-unstable repository. Maybe that's it.

andykluger commented on 2020-09-29 18:01

@malcolm

Where are you looking for it to be displayed? If you select two or three files, you can:

  • right click: https://i.imgur.com/9iQV5se.png

  • use the "Compare Files" toolbar button, if you have it on your toolbar

  • choose "Compare Files" from the Tools menu

  • use a HUD to type and match "Compare Files"

malcolm commented on 2020-09-29 16:59

I also think it was a problem with network error, now it's working. But I couldn't use the meld in the dolphin. No option is displayed, even with it installed. I installed the kompare to do a test and it is displayed.