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Month: October 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Building qt3

From: scrat <baho-utot@...>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 17:59:05 -0400
On 10/25/2011 05:44 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>> From: Calvin Morrison<mutantturkey@...>
>> Subject: Re: [trinity-devel] Building qt3
>> To: trinity-devel@...
>> Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 4:18 PM
>> On 25 October 2011 17:12, Darrell
>> Anderson<humanreadable@...>
>> wrote:
>>> I notice the developer's wiki has been updated and
>> mentions that qt3 should be build with Trinity sources
>> rather than built from distro sources.
>>> I am building qt3 from the original 3.3.8b sources and
>> applying my own patches. That approach worked okay last
>> spring.
>>> I presume any patches applied in the past no longer
>> are needed because they are included in the Trinity
>> sources.
>>> Problem is I don't see a tarball for the Trinity
>> sources. I don't know how to use git.
>>> I would appreciate somebody updating the wiki to
>> provide some guidance. :) Or provide sufficient details
>> here, which later can be added to the wiki.
>>> Thanks.
>>> Darrell
>> you definitely need to use the version from git. you are
>> right that we
>> need to make some notes in the wiki about it as well.
>> What you need to do is "clone" the tde repository:
>> git clone
>> that should be all. from there the building is pretty
>> simple. qt3 is
>> in main/dependencies/qt3
>> If you want to add a note to the Wiki on the how to build
>> page, that
>> would be great :)
>> Calvin Morrison
> I appreciate the response but suddenly I'm knee deep.
> Everything becomes "simple" with experience and knowledge. :) I have neither with building qt3 from these new sources.
> To where do I save this git repository? Currently I have a segregated build directory where I store Trinity SVN.
> If I run the git clone command, how much am I downloading? MBs? GBs?
> Am I supposed to be building all packages from git or only qt3?
> I would update the wiki (and have several times in the past), but I haven't a clue about what I am doing. This all might be old news to those of you who have been doing this for the several months, but I am clueless about what is happening here. :)
> Thanks.
> Darrell

It is fairly small du -h . says it's 153M