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Re: Building KDE (phonon-vlc) fails




On Sun, Dec 09, 2018 at 10:18:42AM +0100, Frederik Schwarzer wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> please forgive my ignorance. It has been ages since I last built KDE from 
> sources.
> 
> Using kdesrc-build, the phonon-vlc package fails on cmake with the following 
> error:
>     -- Checking for module 'libvlc'
>     --   Found libvlc, version 3.0.4
>     CMake Error at cmake/FindLIBVLC.cmake:106 (message):
>       Could not find LibVLC
> 
> Found, but not found? Maybe it is looking for a different version?
> 
> libvlc-dev is installed on Kubuntu 18.04.
> 
> Any idea on what I am missing here?

Perhaps you need a package libvlccore-dev or similar? The FindLIBVLC in
phonon-vlc checks for both libvlc and for libvlccore but only gives the
one error message if either one is missing.

Regards,
 - Michael Pyne