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Description of problem:
When configuring preferences in the KDE Control panel, the help index
does not build (administrator mode).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch the KDE Control Center (kcontrol)
2. In System Administration, Help Index, select Administrator Mode
3. Choose "Build Index"
Actual Results: Window changes to administrator (root) mode, but does
NOT build the Help Index
Expected Results: Help Index files should be installed.
Please file kdeadmin bugs against kdeadmin. :)
It seems the "Help index" has been removed in KDE-3.4.x upstream.