Installing both Kdevelop 3.5.5 and kdevelop 4.1.x

Konstantin Karganov karganov at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 18:13:12 UTC 2010


I have 3 versions of KDevelop living on my openSuse 11.2: 3.5.5 ,
4.1.0 and current head.
One is from opensuse distribution, two others are built locally and
both have a small script that sets up correct environment
(LD_LIBRARY_PATH, KDEDIRS etc).
KDev 3.5.5 does not see KDE4/Qt4 paths and vice versa.

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 7:18 PM, Leon Pollak <leonp at plris.com> wrote:
> On Monday November 29 2010, Michael Hart wrote:
>> Is it possible to safely have kdevelop 3.5.5 and kdevelop installed at the
>> sametime
>>
>> I have been able to install kdevelop 3.5.5  under openSuSE 11.3 and
>> manually fixing the issues of wrong version of "ltmain.sh" in files
>> incadmin.tar.gz and admin.tar.gz and work happily in that environment.
>>
>> Is it possible to have both kdevelop3 and kdevelop4 installed without them
>> clobbering each other. For a number of reasons I feel this would be the
>> best solution for me.
>>
>> Also does anyone know of any other issues I need to address when I install
>> kdevelop 3.x.y under openSuSE 11.x that I need to address.
>>
>> Is there a patch out there I can run address those issues
> Michael,
>
> As an independent user I must say that I think you are not correct.
> kdevelop is not a commercial product and its developers are more devoted to
> the principles of the best SW than to earning money.
>
> This means that they go in the way of developing the best they can in the time
> they have.
>
> Obviously, redesign of new better features is more importand than building
> system, which may exist meanwhile with CMake (which is not so bad!).
>
> This is the price you pay for working with "open" SW. As for me - I am ready
> to pay it. If you are not - you always have a choice of Visula Studio, which I
> personnaly will never choose to work with....:-)
>
> As for 3.5.5 and 4.1 coexistance - yes, I have both running and you can find
> the descriptioin I did it in the list archive. But my case is in Fedora.
>
> Regards
> --
> Leon
>
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-- 
Best regards,
Konstantin.




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