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Re: Contribution help




On 26.01.2017 01:42, Ongun Kanat wrote:
Well I started build process using command ./kdesrc-build --debug
powerdevil . It looks like make install fails [1]. The log output is not
detailed enough about what causes the fail. What is the way to increase log
verbosity? I configured kdebuild-src to use ~/kde/usr as install directory
[2]. I also don't know what packages to build. Entire frameworks or just
some part of it? Are packages provided (Qt, KF5) by my distro (Arch) okay?
If so, which ones are okay which ones are not?

[1] https://paste.kde.org/p2pg8ynev
[2] https://paste.kde.org/pvtid6est

Some parts of powerdevil require interaction with system dbus. Either install as root (using sudo), or configure your system dbus to look in some additional local prefix and install it into that prefix.

2017-01-26 3:15 GMT+03:00 Christoph Feck <cfeck@xxxxxxx>:

On 26.01.2017 00:45, Ongun Kanat wrote:

Though wanted to contribute (and had already been subscribed to this
list),
I couldn't have the spare time. Now I have a bit spare time and I would
like to contribute KDE. I think I can start from a bug of powerdevil I've


Nice :) New contributors are always needed.

reported [1].  Now I need some guidance about building powerdevil from
source since I got some errors at my first attempt to build it using


Which errors do you get? You can use paste.kde.org for longer error
messages.

kdesrc-build as suggested here [2].

[1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=371915
[2] https://community.kde.org/Guidelines_and_HOWTOs/Build_from_source