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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Build kdebase fails - undefined reference to `kdemain'

From: Mike Howard <mike@...>
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 08:14:20 +0000
On 07/02/2012 08:10, Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> On 06/02/2012 22:52, Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>>>> If you build from GIT you need to build and install each component in
>>>>> sequence.  Trying to mix and match non-GIT modules with GIT modules
>>>>> will
>>>>> not work.
>>>> Of course. But that's _exactly_ what I've done, a number of times and
>>>> on
>>>> wheezy and squeeze. I've followed the build order on the wiki, as I've
>>>> always done.
>>>> What mixing and matching do you think I've done? I'm using the latest
>>>> source from git (unless there is more than one git repository).
>>> I just did a rebuild from GIT on Ubuntu and Debian a few days ago with
>>> no
>>> problems.  Given the nature of the problem you encountered (having to
>>> rename things that were already renamed in GIT some time ago) it seems
>>> as
>>> if some old header files or similar are present somewhere on your
>>> system.
>>> If this is not the case then I really have no idea why it won't compile
>>> for you--it works 100% here.
>>> Tim
>> How odd. Ok, I suspect a git issue (of my making) somewhere along the
>> line. Not sure how though.
>> Ahh! Being away from my normal box I did a complete git clone following
>> blindly the 'Trinity Project GIT Information' page. I guess that's out
>> of date now?*
>> It's not often I'm right but I'm wrong again!
>> *
> Try running the ./scripts/switch_all_submodules_to_head_and_clean script
> mentioned on the GIT help page.  If you did have a local GIT problem (i.e.
> you were unlucky enough to check out while I was pushing a large
> changeset) that command will fix it.
Oh, I'm definitely unlucky enough :)

I'll keep trying.
Any question is easy if you know the answer!