Fwd: KDE4 Cross compiling error

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Wed Dec 31 16:13:48 CET 2008

On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Patrick Spendrin wrote:
> >Ben Boeckel schrieb:
> >> may see about getting FindKDE4Internal.cmake to work . I am curious
> >> how the KDE version should/could be found without kde4-config though.
> >
> >Well, that is described in the wiki:
> >You need the linux equivalents (kde4-config etc.) to be installed which
> >should do their work just ok.
> You shouldn't need to have the Linux equivalents installed (or the proper
> versions) in order to cross-compile.
> The problem, however, is that we build several tools during the
> compilation process that we use later in the build: kde4-config is one of
> them, but others are automoc4, meinproc, etc.
> So, while in a normal cross-compilation you shouldn't, I think it's ok to
> require a host-build of the tools required for compiling.


Let's postpone the cross compiling until after 4.2, there's enough work left 
for this. For 4.3 I don't have any bigger plans, so we may have a closer look 
at cross compiling then.


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