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Re: kdesrc-build: PolkitQt5-1

On 16.05.2018 10:53, Christophe Giboudeaux wrote:

On mercredi 16 mai 2018 05:17:02 CEST Michael Pyne wrote:

The only thing that comes to mind is the possibility of using the
"CMAKE_MODULE_PATH" setting as well.

 From looking at the kdesrc-build code, we set CMAKE_MODULE_PATH for Qt
modules, but don't also do the same (by default) for the module being

For the majority of KDE code this shouldn't matter, as CMAKE_MODULE_PATH
is used for the "Module" mode of CMake's find_package(), which most code
no longer uses. Instead we use "Config" mode for most find_package()
calls (which uses CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH).  See the find_package
documentation for details. [1]

CMake will use "Module" mode by default for find_package() calls that
use the "simplified" syntax and for which it can find matching CMake
modules. In the right setup that means it's possible for CMake to find
different packages depending only on whether the find_package() call
uses a simplified or complex syntax, which could explain why some
modules found the wrong module and some did not.

To confirm this, you could try exporting CMAKE_MODULE_PATH to something
like "$HOME/kde/usr/lib64/cmake" manually, before running kdesrc-build
for kauth.  Though I'm planning just to modify kdesrc-build to set the
variable regardless just in case.

CMAKE_MODULE_PATH ? really ? exporting it should be considered bad practice.
CMake will ignore it anyway.

The only way to tell CMake where to find stuff is CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH and
nothing else.

Hmm, do you have an idea then why CMake fails to do so correctly in some cases like the KAuth module?