[kde-solaris] Successfully build of KDE-3.5.7 on sparcv9 Solaris10

Michael Lindig michael.lindig at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Fri Jun 29 06:54:01 CEST 2007

Heiko Falk schrieb:
> Dear all,
> let me briefly summarize my experiences with Michaels KDE:
>  + It's very nice!			:)
>    I didn't encounter significant crashes so far. Almost everything
>    behaves as expected.
>  + I only have some minor issues to report:
>    - The key combination Ctrl-Z in a shell (e.g. in xterm or konsole) which
>      suspends a foreground job doesn't work.
>    - kpilotDaemon crashes after each HotSync and thus needs to be
>      restarted manually.
>    - kcalc is missing.
here is the configuration output (maybe in next release):

KCalc will not be compiled as you are missing the GMP library.
Please install the libgmp packages
or get GMP from http://www.swox.com/gmp/
then run configure again

supercaramba is also missing, is there any interests for it?

>    - The audio players from kdemultimedia (noatun, juk) don't really
>      work. They only produce noise on the speakers, but don't play MP3's.
>    - Some of my colleagues reported strange behavior of kopete. They
>      told me that they don't see sent and incoming ICQ messages in the chat
>      window. However, I was unable to reproduce this.
>  + Since 1.5 weeks, my colleagues and I exclusively use Michaels KDE. It
>    runs stable on my very own desktop machine (Blade 1000) as well as in
>    our SunRay environment.
>  + I'm regularly using kmail, kate, korganizer, kgpg, kpilot, konsole,
>    konqueror, kopete, the KDE printing system (CUPS), kssh and others,
>    and (almost) everything really works find.
> I just can encourage you to use this piece of software.
>   Heiko
> Am Mittwoch 13 Juni 2007 14:06:45 schrieb Michael Lindig:
>> Hi,
>> I have successfully build the KDE 3.5.7 for sparcv9 (64-bit ultrasparc)
>> Sun-Solaris10 Version. If anybody is interested for it :) : I have a
>> tar-file!
>> The installation was done in '/usr/local/sparcv9' and includes all needed
>> libs and tools. KDE itself was compiled with gcc-4.2.0 which is also part
>> of the tar-file.
>> I can provide the "349Mbyte tar.bz2 file" + "dt-session configuration
>> package" but I need a Server-Storage where I can upload the file (I have no
>> server for such a network load and storage capacity :( !).
>> I have testet successfully the KDE 3.5.7 Release on SunRay-Terminals and it
>> looks good :) !
>> Michael
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