[Digikam-devel] Zero images in albums

Francesco Riosa francesco at pnpitalia.it
Mon Sep 19 20:31:31 BST 2011

On 09/19/11 21:14, Petr Kovar wrote:
> Have the second user runing different kde installation is similar to
> VirtualBox solution.

Not different kde installation, but different $HOME/.kde4/
toghether with the env trick it should separate enough to enjoy the 
newly build digikam

> I guess I'll be using virtual machine with small sample db for this.
> One never knows ;-)
> Thanks for tips Francesco!
> 2011/9/19 Francesco Riosa<francesco at pnpitalia.it>:
>> On 09/18/11 17:46, Petr Kovar wrote:
>>> 2011/9/18 sleepless<sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl>:
>>>> To make it easyer, just copy and paste:
>>>> cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=debugfull -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=`kde4-config
>>>> --prefix` ..
>>> I always run it from build dir but when I install it to /usr then it
>>> really works. Is there way to run it parallel with stable version or
>>> without using VirtualBox?
>> due to it's complexity it's a difficult thing to have available two version
>> of digikam. both libraries and kioslaves need to be of the correct version.
>> I've been fooled a pair of times but similar enough but not quite equal
>> version of DK.
>> Sincerely now what I do is to remove all installed DK and run a make
>> install, setting the KDE environment such as it find DK
>> setting the environment in:
>> ${HOME}/.kde4/env/home_usr_first.sh
>> # access first user stuff, only later system installed one
>> export PATH=${HOME}/usr/bin:$PATH
>> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=\
>> ${HOME}/usr/lib{,64}${LD_LIBRARY_PATH:+:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}}
>> export KDEDIR=${HOME}/usr
>> export KDEDIRS=${KDEDIR}
>> export XDG_DATA_DIRS=${HOME}/usr/share:$XDG_DATA_DIRS
>> teorically this can be adapted to run all digikam components from the build
>> directory, but setting it in a shell it's not sufficient because some stuff
>> is started by kdeinit4 (which may have a different env)
>> Maybe other solved this problem more elegantly, I'm too interested.
>> P.S. you can hava a totally different user with X on vt8 and a stripped down
>> kde or even xfce running.
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