Okular building help request
Hannah von Reth
vonreth at kde.org
Sun Feb 28 12:18:09 UTC 2016
Hi your build failed to fetch dbus.If emerge complains about checksum mismatch delete the downloaded file and try it again, the same if it fails to extract a file.emerge --make qtbase only works if --configure was successfully run before, which is included in "emerge qt".
> Subject: Re: Okular building help request
> To: kde-windows at kde.org
> From: jonathan at imatix.com
> Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2016 10:13:19 +1100
> Dear Hannah,
> Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately I tend to be online somewhat
> sporadically and in a lonely timezone (UTC +11) so I prefer asynchronous
> communication. That said, I will try sitting on IRC when I can to see
> what happens.
> In regard to your suggestions, I found that any kind of 'emerge qtbase'
> fell over pretty much immediately with a complaint about a missing
> Makefile. So here is what I did (starting from a completely fresh
> installation), with links to the resulting log files. I hope someone can
> decode these messages - from what I can see everything looks normal
> enough until a line stating that the build has failed. As for the patch
> errors I was getting previously - I have no idea what happened to them.
> > emerge -vvv qt 2>&1 > emerge.qt.log
> > emerge -vvv qtbase --make 2>&1 > emerge.qtbase.log
> > emerge -vvv --make qtbase 2>&1 > emerge.qtbase.log
> On 26/02/16 19:13, Hannah von Reth wrote:
> > Hi Jonathan,
> > Emerge is the best way to build KDE applications on Windows.
> > But we are not active in the forums, even the mailing list isn't that
> > active.
> > The best way to get support is to join our irc channel #kde-windows
> > <http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=kde-windows&uio=MTE9MTk117> stay
> > around and being patient.
> > You are right the patch errors are only warnings and applying the same
> > patch again and a non essential fail of a patch .
> > The real error seems to be somewhere between the patch error and the
> > build failure.
> > You can run the build step independent from the rest by running "emerge
> > -vvv --make qtbase".
> > You can pipe the output of the build to a file like this "emerge -vvv
> > --make qtbase 2>&1 > log.txt", we need a full log to help you to find
> > the issue.
> > See you soon in our channel, I can't wait for an Okular installer :)
> > Cheers,
> > Hannah
> > > To: kde-windows at kde.org
> > > From: jonathan at imatix.com
> > > Subject: Okular building help request
> > > Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:55:25 +1100
> > >
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > I've been trying to build a recent version of okular (and dependencies)
> > > for Windows using a variety of methods, with only moderate levels of
> > > success, and now putting out a cry for help. Here is a description of
> > > what I have achieved, and where I have failed:
> > >
> > > kde-installer using mingw works fine, although I can only find a stable
> > > release, ie version 0.16.2 of okular. I also managed to use
> > > kde-installer under wine then build using mingw cross-compilation. I'm
> > > pretty keen on cross-compilation as I want to produce regular builds of
> > > work I am doing based on okular, and the fewer boxes I need to do this
> > > the better. So if I could use get kde-installer to find an 'unstable'
> > > release I'd be happy.
> > >
> > > I then tried using kdesrc-build with cross-compilation on the
> > > kf5-minimum branch. I made quite a bit of progress here with just a few
> > > patches and managed to get 47 out of 61 packages to build. Those that
> > > wouldn't build all seemed to have problems with various QT5 cmake
> > > configuration files, and my knowledge of cmake and qmake was just not
> > > enough so I abandoned this path. I'd still love to make this work, so if
> > > anyone feels like lending a hand, I'd be happy to pick it up again.
> > >
> > > So finally I gave in and tried to build under windows using emerge.
> > > However my build fell apart with some kind of patch file problem that I
> > > described (in the wrong place I'm guessing - 130 views and no responses)
> > > here: https://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=107&t=131006 Once again I'm
> > > a bit lost on how to proceed, and given that others seem to be able to
> > > make emerge work, I'm hoping that someone can help with this problem.
> > >
> > > Many thanks,
> > >
> > > Jonathan
> > >
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