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bug #31496: configure script not finding kde installed in /opt/kde4

Submitted by:  evert vorster <evorster>
Submitted on:  Fri 29 Oct 2010 07:19:22 PM UTC  
Category:  release 0.8.8 Severity:  3 - Normal
Release:  0.8.8 Status:  Need Info
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Sun 31 Oct 2010 04:19:17 AM UTC, comment #5:

likdeui.la is not available. In fact, this file does not exist on my system.

I'll investigate the pkg-config suggestions, and see how far I get.

evert vorster <evorster>
Sat 30 Oct 2010 08:42:13 PM UTC, comment #4:

I see later in the kde4.m4 file the code also looks for libkdeui.la
Is that available as well ?
Should we really be looking for that ? (line 139)

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Sat 30 Oct 2010 06:56:45 PM UTC, comment #3:

Do you use pkg-config ? Try adding /opt to gnash/macros/incllist and libslist. Those are the files that contain the default top level paths that get used when searching for files without pkg-config.

Rob Savoye <rsavoye>
Project Administrator
Sat 30 Oct 2010 06:49:32 PM UTC, comment #2:

Hi there.

Thanks for the quick reply.

The file the installer looks for is definitely in the directory I am pointing out to it:

root@dora:/opt/kde4/lib# ls | grep libkdeui.so

When I specify this to the ./configure script:

--with-qt4-lib=/opt/kde4/lib --with-kde4-prefix=/opt/kde4 --with-qt4-incl=/opt/kde4/include

it still fails to find my install of kde

However, when I issue these two statements before running ./configure,

export PATH="/opt/kde4/bin:$PATH"
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/opt/kde4/lib/pkgconfig

It gets quite a bit further along. Then fails horribly on the compile. This might be a completely unrelated bug.

Lastly, it appears I was mistaken on the --with-kde-include switch. It is indeed --with-kde4-incl.
My apologies.

evert vorster <evorster>
Sat 30 Oct 2010 11:35:55 AM UTC, comment #1:

I don't see --with-kde4-include advertised in master branch, please try that and let us know if you can reproduce the bug there.

The macro looks for libkdeui.so in the dir given to --with-kde4-lib

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Fri 29 Oct 2010 07:19:22 PM UTC, original submission:

I run Linux, compiled from source with gcc 4.4.4
With a painful upgrade sometime in the past, we have decided that kde should live in /opt, as it then allowed us to have two concurrent versions of kde installed. One, for stable, one for testing. The testing kde just never moved out of /opt, and most applications are happy to compile against this, or only require slight nudging to work properly.

gnash seems to not detect my installed version of kde 4.5.2.

This is the error message I get in the configure script:
checking for KDE 4.x header path... -I/opt/kde4/include
configure: error: /opt/kde4/lib/ directory doesn't contain KDE 4.x libraries.
! Problem Detected !
Source tree discarded.

Well, the kde libraries are very definitely installed in /opt/kde4/lib:

root@dora:~# ls /opt/kde4/lib | grep kde | grep so | wc -l

So, is the configure script looking for a specific file?
Here are the options I passed to the configure script:
--with-qt4-lib=/opt/kde4/lib/ --with-kde4-prefix=/opt/kde4/ --with-kde4-lib=/opt/kde4/lib/ --with-kde4-incl=/opt/kde4/include/

If I can provide you with more info to hunt down what is going wrong here, I would be happy to help.

Oh, ./configure help suggests --with-kde-include=DIR option that the script itself does not recognize.

Kind regards,
-Evert Vorster-

evert vorster <evorster>


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