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Building KDE4 From Source (Fedora Linux requirements)
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Introduction to CMake


Contents

Toolchain

Install basic toolchain:

yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'
yum install subversion cmake

Install the yum-utils package to get yum-builddep:

yum install yum-utils

On Fedora 16 kdesrc-build will complain about qmake being missing. It is located at /usr/bin/qmake-qt4. Simply create a symbolic for qmake:

ln -s qmake-qt4 /usr/bin/qmake

Basic functional desktop

for pkg in kdelibs kde-baseapps kde-workspace \
    kde-runtime akonadi soprano polkit-qt strigi; \
    do yum-builddep $pkg; done

Full-optionals desktop

for pkg in kdeaccessibility kdeadmin kdeartwork \
    kde-baseapps kde-workspace kde-runtime \
    kdebindings kdeedu kdegames kdegraphics \
    kdelibs kdemultimedia kdenetwork kdepim \
    kdepimlibs kdeplasma-addons kdesdk kdetoys \
    kdeutils akonadi soprano polkit-qt strigi; \
    do yum-builddep $pkg; done

KOffice

noframe
 
Warning
Fedora 12 (and less) still ship with KOffice 1.6.

yum-builddep will install dependencies for the KDE 3 version.


yum-builddep koffice-suite

Documentation

It generally requires the following tools installed:

yum install doxygen graphviz qt-doc

Module prerequisites

To install prerequisites just run

yum-builddep module-name

Where "module-name" is the name of the module you want to install


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