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Re: Configuring a prefix




On Friday, March 18, 2016 12:22:45 AM CET Aleix Pol wrote:
> Hi,
> One of the weirdest tasks for newcomers is probably the setting up of
> a new prefix. It requires setting quite some environment variables
> that are often not trivial and it's always a really boring task.
> 
> At some point, out of such frustration, I created this little cmake
> project that creates a prefix.sh file that can be "sourced" easily.
> 
> If anyone thinks it's useful, please use it. If changes are needed,
> let's change it.
> https://quickgit.kde.org/?p=scratch%2Fapol%2Fprefixsetup.git
> 
> Happy hacking!
> Aleix

Thanks for your effort!

IMO this needs to be part of kdesrc-build, one way or the other, in order to 
be useful.

The setup of kdesrc-build needs to made as *easy* as possible; since that is 
what we tell newcomers to use. As I've said elsewhere already, in a perfect 
world you have to just download a kdesrc-build tarball (or git archive) and 
invoke a wizard-like script which sets up everything in one go.

Cheers,
Kevin

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