The shared-desktop-ontologies mess
ingmar at exherbo.org
Tue Dec 1 20:47:23 GMT 2009
Excerpts from Andreas Pakulat's message of Tue Dec 01 20:54:01 +0100 2009:
> On 01.12.09 20:23:23, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > kdebase here still doesn't build for me without SDO.
> > We have the following in kdelibs/CMakeLists.txt:
> > set(SOPRANO_MIN_VERSION "2.3.70")
> > find_package(Soprano REQUIRED COMPONENTS
> > PLUGIN_RAPTORPARSER PLUGIN_REDLANDBACKEND)
> > macro_log_feature(SOPRANO_FOUND "Soprano" ... FALSE ... )
> > macro_log_feature(SOPRANO_PLUGIN_RAPTORPARSER_FOUND ... FALSE ...)
> > macro_log_feature(SOPRANO_PLUGIN_REDLANDBACKEND_FOUND ... FALSE ...)
> > macro_optional_find_package(SharedDesktopOntologies)
> > macro_log_feature(SHAREDDESKTOPONTOLOGIES_FOUND ... FALSE ...)
> > ...
> > if(Soprano_FOUND AND SHAREDDESKTOPONTOLOGIES_FOUND)
> > set(HAVE_NEPOMUK true)
> > add_subdirectory(nepomuk)
> > endif(Soprano_FOUND AND SHAREDDESKTOPONTOLOGIES_FOUND)
> > Which means that soprano and SDO are considered optional in kdelibs and
> > nepomuk is only built of both are present.
> > But then in kdepim the installed nepomuk files are used, which then fails:
> > http://my.cdash.org/viewBuildError.php?buildid=39649
> > So, am I right that both soprano and DSO should be marked as hard dependencies
> > for kdelibs ?
> > Otherwise everything which wants to use nepomuk from kdelibs needs to check
> > whether the installed kdelibs has nepomuk actually.
> > So, ok, with making it required ?
> Actually no - IMHO. Nepomuk is still marked optional in kdepim in most
> parts, so kdepim needs to adjust their buildsystem to really make it
> optional. Then they can propose making nepomuk and SDO a requirement for
> KDE 4.5. Its far to late in the cycle to change dependencies every other
This was discussed earlier http://email@example.com
Always building nepomuk is fine by me.
Exherbo KDE, X.org maintainer
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