KDE4 commited

Waleed Hamra blfs-dev at whamra.com
Thu Mar 10 03:31:15 PST 2011

On 03/09/2011 10:41 PM, Thomas Trepl wrote:
> Hi all,
> while facing the possibility of being killed, hated and banned by all the 
> other book maintainers I just commited a set of new pages with instructions 
> for KDE4. I know the pages are full of textual insufficiences and I'm sure 
> technical changes will happen.
> If there are great lacks (and I know there are some) in detailed descriptions 
> or somewhere else, I hope we can work together to fill them. And I hope that  
> the pages give a starting point where we all could work on to bring them to a 
> level which is good enough for being a BLFS book page.
> Ah, yes, the KDE version. I know the 4.6.1 is out since a few days. The KDE 
> project seems to often make new releases so i don't think its to bad being 
> late with 4.6.1, next month there will be a 4.6.2 - so maybe upgrade directly 
> to this one. Currently i write this mail on the KDE 4.6.0 installation which 
> I've created while writing the pages and it works fine at all.
> What is missing is a section about the languge packs.
> --
> Thomas
> PS: I said in the ticket #2453 that my installation seems to be quite 
> unstable, crashing from time to time. Sometimes in a reproducable manner. In 
> the meanwhile, I'm pretty sure that it is an issue with the ATI driver. 
> Switching off the desktop effects, switched off the crashes too.

i've been trying for a while to build KDE4, mainly relying on build
instructions and dependencies from archlinux' PKGBUILD files, but this
was proving to be a daunting task, and the KDE build pages barely
register as build instructions. with this kind of help you're offering,
building KDE4 can be quite easier, thanks a lot :D

Waleed K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems

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