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Month: August 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Building subsequent packages

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:40:38 -0500
>> No, each Trinity package must be installed before the next
>> can be built.
>> The include files have changed dramatically from KDE3.5.10
>> due to the new
>> features (e.g. the new low level libkrandr library) and
>> also due to the
>> TQt conversion.
> Seems then that in my prerequisite checks I should test for the
> installation of stock 3.5.10 packages?
> Should each subsequent package build script test that the previous Trinity
> packages are installed?
> Are there any special files I can query to ensure the Trinity packages are
> installed and not the stock packages?
The only thing I can think of is to check the KDE version number; if it is
greater than or equal to 3.5.11 then Trinity is installed.
> Slackers tend to be DIY types but I think providing warnings or checks
> might be prudent.
Probably a good idea; I don't have the time at the moment to pursue it
further but if you come up with a reliable method for doing this I would
be willing to look at it and commit it to SVN.