Hi out there, this is my first successful attempt to build KDE components (KDevelop, as described in the tutorial)
I followed the tutorial and got stuck at 2 points: In Kubuntu 15.10 the following packages are missing:
* bison * flex
Seems that they are not standard in this distro. I added them to the dependencies list in the wiki.
The second thing was that I had to include the build-depencencies for kdevplatform:
- $ kdesrc-build --include-dependencies kdevplatform
After that, the tutorial worked as described. Should this be added to the tutorial?
I would like to contribute something to this great project in the future (I'm using KDE since some years now and did some C++/Qt4 stuff in the past, beginning with Qt5 now).
So I also would like to see the "obstacles" as low as possible for anyone who wants to get involved as a "bloody beginner" like me.
I added flex and bison to openSUSE 42.1.
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I think the following command should either replace or be added to the build command in this doc: $ kdesrc-build --include-dependencies kdevplatform This should help resolve any new dependencies that changed since the writing of the doc.
I am not sure why specifically kdevplatform should be added to the kdesrc-build argument. Please ask this question on [email protected] It has a much higher visibility than this wiki communication channel.