kmix failure in cmake

Alex Merry alex.merry at
Mon Sep 7 21:17:52 UTC 2015

On 2015-09-07 14:12, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 04, 2015 at 11:58:40AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> On 09/04/2015 11:52 AM, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
>> >Anyone know what this failure when running kmix is about?
>> >
>> >kmix hasn't changed, this was previously a cmake warning, now it's an
>> >error and cmake return non-0 exit code.  Some policy must have changed
>> >somewhere but I'm not sure what
>> >
>> >CMake Error at /usr/lib/automoc4/Automoc4Config.cmake:248 (add_dependencies):
>> >   The dependency target "kmix_automoc" of target "kmix" does not exist.
>> >Call Stack (most recent call first):
>> >   /usr/share/kde4/apps/cmake/modules/KDE4Macros.cmake:1036
>> >(_automoc4_kde4_post_target_handling)
>> >   /usr/share/kde4/apps/cmake/modules/KDE4Macros.cmake:843 (kde4_add_executable)
>> >   CMakeLists.txt:230 (kde4_add_kdeinit_executable)
>> I hit the same error in a different module recently (kde-baseapps?),
>> discovered it only happens when building with cmake option:
>> Same for you here?
> No, I have no problems with kde-baseapps and turning off tests doesn't
> change kde-baseapps or help kmix compile.
> I got kmix to compile by turning the cmake policy cmake_policy (SET 
> CMP0046 OLD)
> kmix sets this policy to new but I've no idea why this wouldn't be a
> problem until now, I guess something in kde4 cmake stuff changed (kmix
> hasn't changed).  Any ideas Alex?

I don't have time to look at this right now, I'm afraid, but David Faure 
has been changing policies in kdelibs4 CMake code at Stephen Kelly's 

> Jonathan

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