Kubuntu on launchpad?

Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.org
Wed Feb 10 12:09:18 GMT 2010

On Tuesday 09 February 2010 19:01:32 Yiannis Belias wrote:
>   Well, I want to contribute to KDE, too. But really, is not running trunk
> (or a 4.x branch) the only realistic approach? Or am I missing something?
> Incidentally, I have been trying the last 2 days to build trunk on my
> Kubuntu Karmic. So, I decided to go and document the process using the
> Kubuntu DocBook xml. You can find the html output page here:
> http://www.orionas.org/playground/prepare.html As you can see, I run into
> quite a few problems and only been able to build qt and kdesupport so far.
> Maybe I'd better try on lucid.
>   IMHO, there should be an easy way for someone to setup a KDE build
> environment in Kubuntu, at least for the currently supported branch (eg.
> 4.3 for Karmic). An official tasksel and custom made kdesvn-buildrc config
> would be all that's needed, right? I could take this up as my little
> contribution for Lucid.
> OTOH, trunk is another story. It's a moving target, but maybe we could use
> build-tool (a ruby script which is made for that kind of purpose
> http://michael-jansen.biz/build-tool) to install packages not currently in
> the repos and KDE itself.
> So, what do you think?

Depending on what you want to do, it might be enough to just install the KDE 
development packages and get cracking...

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