[sword-devel] BibleTime 1.7.beta1 is released - please create binary packages

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 17:09:27 MST 2008


I have successfully built bibletime under Ubuntu 8.04 amd64 version.
However, upon trying to run the executable, I am greeted with the
following lovely message:

hellings1 at ubuntu-desktop:~/Public/bibletime-1.7.beta1.build$ ./bibletime
(BibleTime 1.7.beta1) WARNING: Cannot find icon directory relative to
terminate called without an active exception
KCrash: crashing... crashRecursionCounter = 2
KCrash: Application Name = bibletime path = <unknown> pid = 11112
Warning: connect() failed: : No such file or directory
KCrash cannot reach kdeinit, launching directly.
KCrash failed to exec(), errno = 2

I have tried running "make install" but that doesn't seem to do much:
hellings1 at ubuntu-desktop:~/Public/bibletime-1.7.beta1.build$ sudo make install
[sudo] password for hellings1:
[100%] Built target bibletime
Install the project...
-- Install configuration: "RelWithDebInfo"

I also must say, the install/build dependencies are extremely steep.
I already have a very hefty system from doing lots of other builds and
development, and I was required to install about 2 GB of packages,
etc, to build Bibletime.  I sure hope you can get away from the KDE4
dependency soon.  In addition to that I needed Qt4.4, clucene and


On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Martin Gruner <mg.pub at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi.
> BibleTime 1.7.beta1 is out, basically the same as alpha4 with updated message
> files for UI i18n.
> This is BibleTime 1.7.beta1 for QT 4.4 and KDE 4.
> Despite being labeled as beta, this version should be good for everyday use
> and can be used as a basis for binary packages for the various distributions.
> Since 1.6, BibleTime has undergone major changes, which is why the developers
> hesitate to release it as "final" yet, even though it seems to be in a good
> shape.
> @Ralph, Daniel and other packagers: please update the distribution's binary
> packages with this new version, even though it is labeled as beta.
> @Joachim: Can you please post a big announcement on bibletime.info? Please see
> the changelog for information you can use.
> God bless you all.
> Martin
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