On Tuesday 10 March 2009 21:56:07 todd rme wrote:
> There are serious problems using the Lancelot application launcher for
> plasma with Qt 4.5 and 4.4.4. For instance, the favorites and
> applications section do not show anything. It has been patched in
> trunk for a while, but it will probably be a while before a new
> version is out. In the meantime, the people at Gentoo have backported
> the fix to the current Lancelot version and the patch is now available
> for general use. It would be great if openSUSE also incorporated the
> patch, since Lancelot is pretty much useless in its current state.
> You can get more information here:
> http://ivan.fomentgroup.org/blog/2009/03/09/patch-for-lancelot-and-qt4/

Bugs.gentoo.org is apparently down, so I can't check the patch myself, but I trust Alexis' judgement (comment #1) that the patch is a hack, and prefer to wait for a proper fix in Qt or the patch to enter a Lancelot tarball rather than spend time adding patches then removing them later.