[ was Re: static libraries ]

Martin Ward macros_the_black at
Thu Apr 16 14:30:35 PDT 2009

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 08:38:11PM +0100, Martin Ward wrote:
>> i didn't seem to have any problems but i used qt 4.5, and am running now 
>> from a kde 4.2.1 desktop. But i did use a few patches from arch/red-hat 
>> but akondai still doesn't work correctly for me, i suspect it was me 
>> using -DCMAKE_SKIP_RPATH=ON, which might have caused the issue.
>  Interesting, but I'm sufficiently aggravated by the build process
> for kde4 to not look at the detail, at least for now.
>> overall i am liking kde4 more and more, and i'm sure as it progresses, 
>> we will eventually reach parity with 3.5.x
>> incidentally did you find a solution to the abiword problem as i got 
>> exactly the same issues as yourself, i.e no printing, no save to pdf, 
>> after tearing my hair out about why it wouldn't run without certain 
>> microsoft fonts installed
>> cheers
>> Martin
>  For abiword, downgrading libxml2 to 2.7.2 solved it for me.  It
> looks as if upstream's efforts are concentrated on the development
> release, and it's less than obvious where (abiword, or in of the
> gnome print libs) the problem is.  BLFS has gone to 2.7.3, nobody on
> -support responded with problems anywhere else from 2.7.3, so BLFS
> stays at abiword-2.4.
> ĸen

will investigate when i do another rebuild, probably when kernel 2.6.30 
comes out


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