Soprano: optional or mandatory?

Allen Winter winter at
Sun Aug 1 14:44:01 BST 2010

On Sunday 01 August 2010 2:28:16 am Josef Spillner wrote:
> Hello,
> According to dashboard, everything is fine in kdelibs, but again there are 
> troubles when trying to compile with the minimal set of dependencies. I 
> remember a discussion about the impossibility of testing all combinations of 
> dependencies, but I think that having a minimal and a full set of fulfilled 
> deps could catch some errors early without costing too much effort.

I asked the same question almost 1 year ago to the day.

I think you should try to fix kdelibs so it can build without Soprano.

> Josef
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -- The following OPTIONAL packages could NOT be located on your system.
> -- Consider installing them to enable more features from this software.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [...]
>    * Soprano (2.4.63 or higher)  <>
>      Semantic Desktop Storing
>      Provide metadata support (for semantic desktop).
> [...]
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> CMake Error: The following variables are used in this project, but they are 
> set to NOTFOUND.
> Please set them or make sure they are set and tested correctly in the CMake 
> files:
>    used as include directory in directory /data/build/kde/src/kdelibs/kfile
>    used as include directory in directory 
> /data/build/kde/src/kdelibs/kfile/tests
>    used as include directory in directory /data/build/kde/src/kdelibs/kparts

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