Build System drop down list empty

Sven Brauch svenbrauch at
Fri Oct 10 16:50:19 BST 2014

Only once after installation given that you install in a standard
location -- if you change the KDEDIRS env var, you have to re-run it
to reflect those changes.

2014-10-10 17:44 GMT+02:00 PUSTYLNIK, MICHAEL (RC-CA)
<michael.pustylnik at>:
> Do I have to run kbuildsycoca4 only once after the installation or every time before starting kdevelop?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sven Brauch [mailto:svenbrauch at]
> Sent: Friday, October 10, 2014 10:53 AM
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> Subject: Re: Build System drop down list empty
> Hi,
> 2014-10-10 16:27 GMT+02:00 PUSTYLNIK, MICHAEL (RC-CA)
> <michael.pustylnik at>:
>> I’ve just compiled KDevelop 4.7 and I am trying to create a project
>> from my directory with my own makefile.
> Sounds like an installation issue, are you sure your installation prefix (-DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=... as passed to cmake) is in $KDEDIRS and you ran the kbuildsycoca4 utility after installation?
> Greetings,
> Sven
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