Can't configure kdevelop, unable to find kdevplatform

Matt Rogers mattr at
Tue Oct 28 21:42:10 CET 2008

On Tuesday 28 October 2008 13:28:38 Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> > This looks to be caused by the simplification of FindKDevPlatform 9 days
> > ago (I don't think I've built since then, anyway).
> >
> > It seems that, unlike the Find's for automoc, strigi, etc,
> > FindKDevPlatform does not check CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX. Since most 
> > are probably installing kdevelop and kdevplatform to the same location,
> > this seems like a reasonable thing to do, but I'm not entirely sure how
> > to go about adapting e.g. FindAutomoc.cmake for KDevPlatform. (The 
> > way is to append CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH, but 
> > seems to do something better, but without more digging I'm not clear 
> > it works. I'm hoping someone else will have a better idea.)
> Hmm, looking more closely at FindAutomoc4.cmake, I wonder if someone 
> jumped the gun requiring cmake 2.6.2? (Meaning, Alexander's comments in
> FindAutomoc4.cmake imply this might be ok in 2.6.2, but it is NOT ok in
> 2.6.0 which I have.)
> Since 2.6.2 is not required yet, what to do? I have it working currently
> (see attached), but I guess for cmake 2.6.2 this is superfluous? (IOW, I
> could commit it now with a note to revert when we require 2.6.2...)

It has nothing to do with CMake 2.6.2 vs 2.6.0 since I have CMake 2.6.0 and it 
works just fine for me.

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