new developer needs help

Matthias Lechner matthias at lmme.de
Thu Aug 17 08:07:53 BST 2006


Hi Ashok,

welcome to KDE development :-)
The reason why cmake fails is
"gif;libgif;ungif;libungif;giflib.
 -- Found no acceptable GIF library. This is fatal."

So you have to install for example libungif4-dev.

Best regards
Matthias

Am Donnerstag, 17. August 2006 02:59 schrieb ashok pappu:
> Hello,
>                 I am trying to build kde on ubuntu according to
>         instructions on
>                 this web
>                 page http://developer.kde.org/build/trunk.html and I am
>         running
>                 to this
>                 issues.  Can some one please help
>
>
>                 kdedev at gator:~/kdelibs/build$ cmake
>         -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=
>                 $KDEDIR ..
>                 -- Found Qt-Version 4.2.0-snapshot-20060701
>                 -- Building kdelibs...
>                 -- have_visibility: 1 version>=4.1: FALSE bad alloctor:
>         FALSE
>                 -- Found KDE4 kconfig_compiler
>
>         preprocessor: /home/kdedev/kdelibs/build/bin/./kconfig_compiler.sh
>                 -- Found JPEG: /usr/lib/libjpeg.so
>                 -- Looked for GIF libraries named
>                 gif;libgif;ungif;libungif;giflib.
>                 -- Found no acceptable GIF library. This is fatal.
>                 CMake Error: Error in cmake code at
>                 /home/kdedev/kdelibs/cmake/modules/FindGIF.cmake:40:
>                 MESSAGE Could NOT find GIF
>                 Current CMake
>
>         stack:
> /home/kdedev/kdelibs/khtml/CMakeLists.txt;/home/kdedev/kdelibs/cmake/module
>s/FindGIF.cmake -- Configuring done
>                 Thanks
>                 Ashok Pappu



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