newbie help compiling kdesdk

Albert Wagner alwagner at tcac.net
Wed Jul 14 22:03:17 UTC 1999


Martin Piskernig wrote:
> 
> Am Wed, 14 Jul 1999 schrieben Sie:
> > Martin Piskernig wrote:
> > >
> > > Am Wed, 14 Jul 1999 schrieben Sie:
> > > > While running ./configure on kdesdk-19990624.tar.bz2, I encountered the
> > > > following:
> > > >
> > > > ............
> > > > cconfiguring in kexample
> > > > running /bin/sh admin/configure  --prefix=/opt/kde --cache-file=.././config.cache --srcdir=.
> > > > admin/configure: admin/configure: No such file or directory
> > > > configure: error: admin/configure failed for kexample
> > > >
> > > > How best to fix this?
> > >
> > > Download another kde package (preferably a small one like kdeadmin) and link
> > > the "admin" directory of the other package to the kdesdk directory.
> > >
> > > Martin
> >
> > I'm sorry, Martin.  I don't understand; there is already an admin
> > subdirectory under kdesdk.  It was untarred there.  Are you saying that
> > it's OK to overwrite the one that already there?
> 
> I´m sorry. This was the solution to another problem concerning kdesdk :-)
> Just enter the kexample directory and type "make -f Makefile.cvs" and then
> run "./configure" manually. After this has (hopefully) success, go back to the
> kdesdk root directory and rerun "./configure" and "make"
> (or, if you don´t need kexample delete it from the "subdirs" file in the kdesdk
> root and rerun "./configure")
> 
> Martin

Thank you, Martin.  Deleteing kexample from the subdirs file got me the
rest of it installed (I think; except error 126  in install-binSCRIPTS.)
FYI, ./configure on kexample seems to need QT >= 2.0.




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