[Digikam-users] Compiling from git

Martin (KDE) kde at fahrendorf.de
Wed Aug 24 14:26:26 BST 2011

Am 24.08.2011 14:40, schrieb Marie-Noëlle Augendre:
> 2011/8/24 Marie-Noëlle Augendre <mnaugendre at gmail.com>:
>> 2011/8/24 Martin (KDE) <kde at fahrendorf.de>:
>>> Am 24.08.2011 11:23, schrieb Marie-Noëlle Augendre:
>>>> Hi Martin,
>>>> I'm not sure which package you're refering to: gcc-c++? digikam?
>>> All the libs and executables you need to compile digikam.
>>>> I'm not sure I'm competent enough to 'play with' RPM like that ...
>>> This is nothing you play with. Simply search for fedora digikam 2.0
>>> source RPM (srpm), copy this to your local harddisk and run
>>> yum localinstall /path/to/digikam*.srpm
>>> all other packages you need to compile this source rpm are installed as
>>> dependencies automatically. You can remove the digikam source rpm
>>> afterwards but the dependencies are still there.
>>> It is of much higher risk to install libs from source which may be
>>> already installed but without development package (libs usually have a
>>> -develop package too).
>>> Martin
>> Thanks for the information. I'll try this as soon as the occasion arises.
> I'm trying your procedure to retrieve the source, but I don't know how
> to do that:

At first hand: none. download digikam (from
for example) and install it (with yum localinstall).

Otherwise you have to search for a kde-testing repo with src. The
default fedora one does not provide source RPMs.

>  - with yum, I know the --enablerepo clause, but I don't know hom to
> find the (name of the) source

I don't know a repo with testing src rpms.

>  - with rpm - which I have used very scarcely up to now -  I have no
> idea how to specifiy the repo

plain rpm does not know anything about repos. This is yum stuff only.


> Marie-Noëlle

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