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Month: September 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Building koffice

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 16:13:50 -0700 (PDT)
> There were significant differences between the two APIs
> that forced the
> following changes in SVN:
> r1082110
> r1082138
> r1082651
> As I think I mentioned before the build failure is most
> likely due to the
> missing .la file from the newer version of wv2.  If
> you really want to use
> the older version, you will need to reverse the previous
> three patches
> (which could be done automatically) before koffice will
> build.  What I
> would do is copy the koffice source, reverse patch the
> copy, then run a
> diff between the original and the copy.  You can then
> automatically apply
> that single diff file to the source prior to build as part
> of your build
> script.  Other distros have had to do similar hacks
> over time as the
> official KDE sources migrated to new versions of system
> libraries; this
> situation is quite similar.

Thanks for the info. I'll work on both. I think a build for 12.2 should support the stock installation. I can provide users a warning. Thus, I'll try building with 0.4.3 too. I can modify the build script to detect which version is installed and then apply the patch as necessary. Then users can choose which version they want to build or download.

I only wish the failure occurred sooner in the process. The failure does not occur until an hour and a half into the build, probably close to the end of the process. There is no way to expedite the process so this might take day or two. :(