[sword-devel] BibleTime 1.7.beta1 is released - please create binary packages
greg.hellings at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 00:39:24 MST 2008
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Martin Gruner <mg.pub at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> you cannot run build/bibletime because BT expects to start from its final installation directory, so that it can find its data files by relative path lookups.
> If you used build_debug.sh, run build/install/bin/bibletime instead after "make install", in case of build_release.sh this would be /usr/local/bin/bibletime.
I see. Is there a reason you use custom shell scripts instead of the
normal cmake/make series? For cmake packages I usually build them in
a separate directory from the source, seeing as that's what the cmake
documents recommend when possible. Why not just include the creation
of the necessary file structure and so on within the cmake?
> Yes, we are trying to get rid of KDE dependencies. Sorry about the trouble.
> God bless,
> am Donnerstag, 28. August 2008 um 02:09 schrieben Sie:
>> 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:
>>> 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
>>> @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.
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