Building kate as documented on the web page

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Wed Feb 2 20:33:35 GMT 2022

On Mittwoch, 2. Februar 2022 11:11:40 CET Christoph Cullmann ( 
> On 2022-02-02 08:50, slbtty wrote:
> > I think rolling-distro users like us are actually the minority.
> > 
> > Stable-distro users don't have new libraries. If they ever want to
> > build from source, they are highly going to manipulate the code. If
> > so, letting them get sources from the master branch can avoid dealing
> > with already fixed bugs in dependencies.
> Hi,
> I think if you have a distro that up-to-date that you can do that, you
> don't need any howto.
> Without kdesrc-build you can't build it on any normal distro that is not
> rolling release
> that is not bleeding edge.
> Beside, if you want to work on other parts, a kdesrc-build setup is nice
> to have
> and it will properly setup the stuff for clangd if used like described.
> If you want to add to the howto the cmake variant, feel free to submit
> some merge request

stupid question: how/where would I create that merge request ?


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