[Digikam-users] FINAL? UPDATE 03: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! B U I L D I N G D I G I K A M F O R D U M M I E S !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! on Ubuntu

sleepless sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl
Wed Aug 24 19:51:33 BST 2011

Thank you very much for this valuable info Michael!

Only this one
sudo apt-get build-dep digikam kipi-plugins
are you sure that this is a good idea if you want to build the latest 

I will certainly use it to update to FINAL? UPDATE 04: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
B U I L D I N G D I G I K A M F O R D U M M I E S !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! on Ubuntu

Best Regards,

Op 24-08-11 20:42, Michael G. Hansen schreef:
> On 08/24/2011 07:13 PM, sleepless wrote:
>>  Most likely it will complain about missing stuff. like
>> libkexiv2-dev, libkipi-dev, libkdcraw-dev, etc.
>> Try to install it from synaptic or in any other way and
>> retry cmake untill succesful.
> You can do a "sudo apt-get build-dep digikam kipi-plugins" to get some 
> of the dependencies installed in one step. This will install all the 
> dependencies for building the version of digikam and kipi-plugins 
> which is in the ubuntu repository, that's why some packages may still 
> have to be installed for newer versions, but it should give you a good 
> starting point.
>> If all went successful
>> now run:
>> make
> If you have a dual-core computer, you can run "make -j 2" to have 
> "make" use two processes at once to speed things up and take full 
> advantage of your multi-core system. If you have more cores, simply 
> change "2" to the number of cores. I normally use a number twice as 
> high as the number of cores, to account for delay due to disk access. 
> Note that if you encounter a build failure, error messages may be 
> out-of-order on the screen, re-run "make" without "-j" to get 
> well-readable output of the error messages.
>>  if done run:
>> sudo make install
> To un-install, run: "sudo make uninstall"
> To make un-installation easier, especially if you delete the build 
> directory in between, use checkinstall (sudo apt-get install 
> checkinstall):
> sudo checkinstall --pkgname=my-digkam make install
> This will create a .deb package containing your self-built digikam, 
> which you can uninstall using "sudo apt-get remove my-digikam". 
> Another advantage is that you can keep several versions of compiled 
> digikam in packages, in case you encounter a problem with a newer build.
> Best regards,
> Michael
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