Things that have to be added to kdesrc-build:

  • If compilation fails when building one package, launch less error.log
  • Compile projects within the source directory (dest-dir/build)
  • Add ninja support
  • Inhibit system suspend/hibernate
  • Notification when things are done
  • Progress tracking through Plasma's "job tracker" --> /needs/ one single tracker for whole buildset
  • Bootstrap itself (installing needed perl modules)
  • Install distro dependencies
  • Set CPU and I/O priority (->ionice) for all operations; might be easiest to do by setting priority on the parent that spawns other processes because lower-than-default priority is inherited


  • git integraiton
    • Stash before rebase
    • Switch to the desired branch (by default master), recompile and switch back
  • Option equivalent to "make install/fast"

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