[Digikam-users] bugs and wishes review
caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 14:45:45 BST 2007
2007/6/4, Arnd Baecker <arnd.baecker at web.de>:
> Hi Jakob,
> On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Jakob Oestergaard wrote:
> > Arnd Baecker wrote:
> > > Dear digikam users and bug/wish reporters,
> > ...
> > In the light of all this...
> > I currently run Kubuntu and have DigiKam 0.9.1 from the distribution. I
> > would very much like to run the newer SVN version, but that's when
> > things get tricky;
> > I have not been able to compile DigiKam from SVN for installation in
> > ~/local/ while keeping the system-default DigiKam (and more importantly
> > libkexiv and friends) in /usr.
> > Compiling and installing the libraries works fine. The problem is; the
> > DigiKam configure script relies on pkg-config to determine if the
> > libkexiv2 version is sufficiently recent - in my setup, pkg-config looks
> > at the wrong libkexiv2 and therefore falsely claims that my libkexiv2 is
> > too old, and in turn configure won't generate Makefiles for DigiKam. I
> > have compiled and installed libkexiv2 from SVN in ~/local/, but I also
> > have a much older libkexiv2 in /usr/.
> > It is simple to set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH etc. so that the right libkexiv2
> > *would* be used by the linker - however, pkg-config does not respect the
> > library path when it tries to determine the version of the library - so
> > while the right LD_LIBRARY_PATH is set for ld, pkg-config ignores that
> > and reports the older /usr/ installed library version instead of the
> > ~/local/ installed library that *would* have been used by ld.
> > So, for me, ./configure in the DigiKam directory fails because
> > pkg-config does not respect the LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
> > Does anyone use the SVN versions of DigiKam and *not* install in /usr? I
> > would really like to install DigiKam and libs in my home directory not
> > in /usr - and I would like not to have to remove libkexiv2 and friends
> > from /usr just to compile DigiKam for ~/local/.
> > Is this possible? Or does everyone just overwrite libs under /usr ?
> I always install to a separate place,
> following the instructions under
> "Install digiKam in your Home Directory"
> And, yes there is a problem when an old exiv2 (etc.) lies around,
> see this message:
> I have no idea if there are any plans to do anything on this.
> Also, this is a kde-imaging issue (not digikam ;-).
> Maybe you could file a bug report there?
Or ping Angelo Nasalli about this problem on kde-imaging at kde.org or
digikam-devel at kde.org. I think he is not on digikam-user at kde.org...
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