building kf5

Martin Klapetek martin.klapetek at
Sat Jan 11 10:34:29 GMT 2014


On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Joseph Wenninger <jowenn at> wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm trying to compile qt5 from the kde repositories, as described in
> First I tried building without qtwebkit, but than the kdesignerplugin
> doesn't build which causes a lot of other things to fail (kconfig, kparts,
> ...)
> I've installed all prerequisites but have problems building qt now. I'm
> building in a VM, I tried debian testing and debian unstable, with
> different 4.8.x compiler versions, always getting the same result, seen
> below. Did somebody else encounter that problem? Does anybody have an
> idea?

Compiling QtWebkit takes a huuuge amount of RAM (~6.3GB here; it's linking
actually), maybe the OOM killer killed the process while building? How much
RAM do you have installed?

Martin Klapetek | KDE Developer
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