[Libreoffice] Building on gentoo ...

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 13:08:26 PDT 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Wols Lists <antlists at youngman.org.uk> wrote:
>  On 19/10/10 20:15, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Wols Lists <antlists at youngman.org.uk> wrote:
>>>  On 19/10/10 19:57, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 1:34 PM, Anthony Youngman
>>>> <anthony at youngman.org.uk> wrote:
>>>>>  On 18/10/10 23:34, René Kjellerup wrote:
>>>>>> I've build on gentle, I had to disable kde to do so "--enable-kde=no
>>>>>> --enable-kde4=no --without-junit"
>>>>> When my default use settings are/were USE="-gtk -gnome" ?
>>>> We are not talking ebuild here are we ?
>>>> so USE flags are not really relevant...
>>>> If we are talking ebuild, then that's something to address with
>>>> who-ever is maintaining that ebuild...
>>> No we're not talking ebuild ...
>>> But asking me to disable kde when I'm running on a KDE system with no
>>> Gnome isn't really a sensible request, imho ... the use flags actively
>>> blocking gnome should indicate my opinion of it :-)
>> I agree. but that's a bug in the ebuild itself, there is nothing much
>> that can be done about that in the  libreoffice code base or in
>> libreoffice autogen.
>> If you your USE flags preclude kde, somehow the ebuild must pass
>> --disable-kde --disable-kde4 to the libreoffice autogen
> If we're not talking ebuild, how can it be a bug in the ebuild?
> It's just personal, I don't like Gnome, I run KDE, and I want my
> libreoffice build to match my personal prejudices. I'm following the
> instructions on the libreoffice website! -
> http://www.documentfoundation.org/develop/
> It's THOSE instructions that have blown up for me. And of course, they
> don't mention gentoo in the trouble-shooting guide :-)
> But, as someone who wants KDE, of course I'm going to be miffed when the
> build blows up with "can't find qt". And when the response is "oh, just
> disable it" I react!

Sorry for the confusion: (or am i getting cross with two different thread ?)


--disable-kde disable KDE __3___ not kde4

 Anyways, surely either (a) it's a bug if the
> libreoffice build system can't detect a qt install, or (b) it's a bug if
> libreoffice wants qt available but doesn't use it. Either way, the
> problem IS somewhere in the libreoffice code base or autogen.
> And if  I knew what I was looking for I'd happily try and fix it :-)
> Cheers,
> Wol

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