[blfs-support] Some comments compiling kde4

Eduardo Batalha blfs-support at edbatalha.info
Wed Feb 8 15:06:58 PST 2012


4.8.0 is the newest KDE and 4.6.0 is at least one year older. BLFS is in need 
of an update for KDE4. The issue is that the dependency list for 4.8.0 is not 
necessarily the same as for 4.6.0 (as you found out with the ontologies) 
and/or you may need to do things in a different order or install more packages. 
I haven't had the time yet to properly explore 
http://techbase.kde.org/Getting_Started/Build and
Not wanting to risk too much on my first build I downloaded 4.6.0 from the 
attic at

I now have a fully functioning 4.6.0 desktop. (In fact I'm writing this using 
But this is what I believe (going beyond) BLFS is all about, it's the freedom 
to experiment. Please keep reporting on your progress.


On Wednesday 08 February 2012 18:37:12 wim meest wrote:
> Some more comments compiling KDE4, could be my strange linux setup or
> it could be some valid typo's in lfs  :-).
> ---------------------
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/libiodbc.html
> I had to:
> during make
> normally I use:
> export MAKEFLAGS="-j 4"
> -----------------------
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/kde4/akonadi.html
> site not found, downloaded it from:
> http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/blfs/svn/kde4/akonadi-1.5.0.tar.bz2
> -------------------------------
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/kde4/qimageblitz.html
> not found, downloaded from:
> http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/kde/stable/qimageblitz/qimageblitz-0.0.6.tar.bz2
> ----------------------
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/kde4/oxygen-icons.html
>  http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/kde/stable/4.6.0/src/oxygen-icons-4.6.0.tar.bz2
> not found, downloaded version 4.8.0 from:
> http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/kde/stable/4.8.0/src/oxygen-icons-4.8.0.tar.bz2
> ---------------------
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/kde4/kde4libs.html
> not found, downloaded:
> http://artfiles.org/kde.org/4.8.0/src/kdelibs-4.8.0.tar.bz2
> hmm needed:
> shared-desktop-ontologies-0.8.1
>  instead of Shared-desktop-ontologies-0.5
> -----------------

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