[kde-solaris] KDE 3.1.2 on Solaris 8 w/ gcc v3.3
lars.tunkrans at bredband.net
Wed Jul 16 17:45:39 CEST 2003
Dan and Michelle Smith wrote:
> I just thought I would let you know I was successful in compiling
> KDE 3.1.2 on a Solaris8 machine using the latest version of gcc (v3.3,
> downloaded from http://www.sunfreeware.com). I downloaded all my KDE
> packages from the KDE website and followed (to the letter) the
> instructions for building. I also grabbed the versions of libxml,
> prce and lesstif that the KDE compile page recommended.
> Also, http://www.sunfreeware.com suggested that there were
> problems with v1.72 of automake when attempting to use it with KDE and
> recommended v1.5. I followed their recommendation and use their
> automake v1.5.
> However...there were a few quirky things...
> o I had an older version of libstdc++ (v4.0.0) previously
> installed in /usr/local/lib. Even though gcc v3.3 installed newer
> versions and updated the links, the KDE libs were linking to BOTH
> libstdc++.so.5.0.4 and libstdc++.so.4.0.0. I had to physically remove
> the old libs for it to work.
> o kmail was crashing. I found that an assertion was being
> called at line #917 of kmmsgbase.cpp:
> assert(sizeOfLong == 1);
> I commented that line out, the recompiled at it now works
> fine. Don't know if this is a bug, or a configuration issue.
> o I had to configure without krdc and krfb in the kdenetwork
> package. Neither would compile (I forgot the error...sorry).
> Other than that, everything seems to be working fine. Unfortunately,
> I cannot share any of these executables with the community because the
> system I compiled it on is, ah, shall we say 'proprietary', and I am
> not allowed to copy anything off the system. I truly am sorry (since
> it took me 3 days to compile everything!!!), but I felt at least
> giving everybody my configuration info would be the nexy best thing.
> Feel free to e-mail me if you try this and are unsuccessful. There
> may be something I forgot to mention (there always is :).
I tried Gcc 3.3 but got " Internal compiler error " Rather early
on , while building QT 3.1.2 I think.
So I reverted to Gcc 3.2.3 which appear to be moch more stable .
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