Packages to kdevelop or, what I am missing

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Fri Jun 13 13:42:50 UTC 2008

On 13.06.08 12:04:41, Esben Mose Hansen wrote:
> On Thursday 12 June 2008 17:12:20 David Nolden wrote:
> > > I have compiled kdevplatform and kdevelop. But no matter what I do, when
> > > I start kdevelop, I get a quite empty application with an empty tools
> > > menu, and with a project that has only an "open project" --- and no
> > > ability to start a new project.
> > Have you got a separate build-environment? Usually calling "kbuildsycoca4"
> > in the environment where kdevelop4 is installed before running it helps.
> Thanks for helping!
> I think you are correct in that this is where the problem  is. When I run 
> kbuildsycoca4 I get a lot of warnings, among these I get this:
> kbuildsycoca4(15625) 
> KBuildServiceFactory::populateServiceTypes: "/usr/share/applications/kde/kdevelop.desktop" 
> specifies undefined mimetype/servicetype "application/x-kdevelop"

Are you sure you run kbuildsycoca4 in your KDE4 environment? It looks as
it picks up kde3 .desktop files.

> Which system is supposed to register the available mimetypes?

The problem is not the mimetype, but it seems kbuildsycoca4 doesn't even
see any kde4 files.


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