Installation problems with kdevgit plugin

Milian Wolff mail at
Mon Jul 12 19:09:31 BST 2010

On Monday, 12. July 2010 19:47:15 Martin Engelmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to use the git plugin for KDevelop located at
> Using the guide from
> the plugin compiles and is installed, but it is not shown in KDevelop in
> Help/Loaded Plugins and it does not show up in the list of the version
> control systems in the New Project wizard.

Are you sure your git plugin is up to date? I thought I fixed that by setting 
the plugin version to 9.

Can you make sure that your kdevgit.desktop contains


> Here is the list of commands I'm using:
> git clone git://
> cd kdevelop4-git/
> git checkout -b 4.0 origin/4.0
> mkdir build
> cd build
> cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$HOME/kdevelop4-plugins ../
> make
> make install
> export KDEDIRS=$HOME/kdevelop4-plugins/:/usr
> kbuildsycoca4
> kdevelop
> I'm using an up-to-date Debian testing system with kdevplatform 4.0.0 and
> KDevelop 4.0.0 from Debian's testing repository. Using the master branch of
> the kdevelop4-git repository leads to compile errors.

Of course, master is meant for kdevplatform master.

Milian Wolff
mail at
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