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Monday, January 26th 2004, 2:02pm

KDE compile

keep getting this when trying to run make on kdelibs
it configures fine and tells me to run make so i dont know why it keeps getting this error but if anyone has any idea it would be helpfull (KDE-3.1.4)

make[5]: *** [make_driver_db_cups] Error 1
make[5]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kdelibs-3.1.4/obj-i386-linux/kdeprint/cups'
make[4]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kdelibs-3.1.4/obj-i386-linux/kdeprint/cups'
make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kdelibs-3.1.4/obj-i386-linux/kdeprint'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kdelibs-3.1.4/obj-i386-linux'
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kdelibs-3.1.4/obj-i386-linux'
make: *** [build-stamp] Error 2
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Monday, January 26th 2004, 6:09pm

Not sufficient info

You have to show the line where the error is. Why are you compiling KDE3.1.4? There is another point release out already for the 3.1 branch.


Monday, January 26th 2004, 6:29pm

Kde compile

Yea i just noticed that there is 3.1.5
on there site I found an interesting post back in 2002 that refrenced this issue. I havent tried it yet but it looks like the problem that im having

I compiled X11 from sources so when you do that it creates a uneeded library called libz.a

Now for the strange thing, If you compile X11 from sources and you try and compile kdelibs after installing cups from sources you get this problem

now for the solution

"rm /usr/X11R6/lib/libz.a"

thats it and then you install kdelibs and supposedly it works..

NOTE: Do not give me credit for this solution it is not mine I would post the person who did but i cannot remeber where i got it from but i think it was a post on this forem back in 2002

basicly its a bug in X11 that has never been fixed :P
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