[KPhotoAlbum] Compiling recent KPhotoAlbum for Debian Lenny
matthias.heukaeufer at uni-greifswald.de
Wed Aug 5 22:10:54 CEST 2009
I am currently trying to compile a recent version of KPhotoalbum (snapshot
20090721 and/ or the SVN-version) for Debian Lenny.
The first thing I stumbled upon while compiling the latest snapshot was the
compiler error about the Qt4.4/4.5 issue that Martin Jost has mentioned
already. I recommend to replace the snapshot with another one that builds
without any errors, as it might leave a bad impression on people who have
never worked with KPhotoAlbum before.
Applying Jesper's patch or using a svn-checkout results in a clean build. That
can be started without problems. Most of my images are not displayed, though,
to be more exact all the images that are not jpg. Cmake had complained
about "libkdcaw release < 0.2.0, too old" and "libkipi release < 0.2.0, too
old". While I could probably live without kipi for a while, dcraw is really
essential for me, as I am shooting raw pictures most of the time.
Unfortunately, backports.org does not provide any more recent packages of
those libraries, and when I tried to compile them myself using the debian
source-package "kdegraphics", I was confronted with a large number of unmet
Does anybody have any suggestions on how to get KPhotoAlbum running on Debian
On a side note: I do not see any icons either on the main screen or in
dialogs. Buttons that should show a graphic on them are just empty. I suspect
that it results from running a KDE4-app in KDE 3.5.10. Is there any solution
for it (Yes, I have exported "KDEDIRS=~/kphotoalbum".)?
Thanks for your help - Matthias
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