[Kst] Fwd: Kst installation instructions (fwd)

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Thu Aug 25 18:54:46 CEST 2005

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Subject: Kst installation instructions (fwd)
Date: August 24, 2005 01:48 pm
From: Douglas Scott <dscott at phas.ubc.ca>
To: arwalker at sumusltd.com, netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca, mamd at ias.u-psud.fr

Here are instructions for how to install KST on a Mac, from Rick.  This
was considerably trickier than I'd expected (or was able to do myself!).
We should either pass these instructions on in the documentation or
simplify things somehow.  More and more computer-savvy people are buying
Macs I think, and so it's important that KST isn't hard to install.


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Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 18:24:28 -0700
From: Rick Chern <rchern at interchange.ubc.ca>
To: dscott at astro.ubc.ca
Subject: Kst installation instructions

1. Make sure the X11SDK is installed (check if /usr/X11R6/include has
X.h).  If it is not installed, run the X11SDK installer from

2. Make sure root user is enabled (try su at a terminal).  If it is not
enabled, run Applications/Utilities/NetInfo.  Select Authenticate from
the Security menu, and enter in an administrator username and password.
Then select Enable Root User from the Security menu.

3. Run Fink Commander and make sure the following is installed:

4. Open a terminal and type:

export PATH

5. Create an empty directory and checkout revision 409737 of kst:

svn co -r 409737 svn://anonsvn.kde.org/home/kde/trunk/extragear/graphics

6. Change to the newly created graphics directory and type

svn co svn://anonsvn.kde.org/home/kde/branches/KDE/3.5/kde-common/admin

7. edit configure.in.in in the graphics directory so that




8. Type

make -f Makefile.cvs

9. Type

./configure --prefix=/sw --enable-debug --with-qt-
includes=/sw/include/qt --x-libraries=/usr/X11R6/lib --x-
includes=/usr/X11R6/include --with-qt-dir=/sw/share/qt3 --with-qt-
libraries=/sw/lib --without-arts

10. Read any errors and install any missing libraries using Fink, then
return to step 9

11. try to compile kst:

cd kst

12. Go to step 10

13. install kst:

(enter root password)
make install


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