Experiences rebuilding KDE

Richard Dale Richard_Dale at tipitina.demon.co.uk
Sun Aug 8 04:23:23 BST 2004

On Saturday 07 August 2004 22:18, Michael Pyne wrote:
> and then failed in kdejava:
> make[5]: Entering directory
> `/home/kde-cvs/kdecvs/build/kdebindings/kdejava/koala/org/kde'
> Making all in koala
> make[6]: Entering directory
> `/home/kde-cvs/kdecvs/build/kdebindings/kdejava/koala/org/kde/koala'
> make[6]: execvp: /bin/sh: Argument list too long
> make[6]: *** [classnoinst.stamp] Error 127
> make[6]: Leaving directory
> `/home/kde-cvs/kdecvs/build/kdebindings/kdejava/koala/org/kde/koala'
> This was where I gave up.  Which is a pity, since a lot of the bindings
> modules are really nice, and too little noticed.
>         unsermake was disabled, builddir != srcdir
There are too many java sources in kdejava/koala/org/kde/koala, and the build 
problem is because it exceeds a system limit on the shell command line 
length. This can only fixed by splitting them up into sub packages like 
'org/kde/koala/kio' etc, but that's more work than it sounds.

-- Richard

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