[blfs-dev] BLFS 7.8 Status

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 13:20:22 PDT 2015

Pierre Labastie wrote:

> I've had a little problem on my "virgin" build of KDE4: the "personal
> information" button in system settings could not be started, because the
> akonadi server had the wrong back-end:
> Default is QMYSQL, which needs the build order:
> mysql (mariadb) - qt4 - akonadi.
> But mysql is optional for qt4? and is in recommended later on.

> OTOH, akonadi runs perfectly well with the QSQLITE3 back-end, and since sqlite
> is recommended for Qt4, the qt4 plugin is built. This is not the default and
> needs to be changed in ~/.config/akonadi.

> Don't you think we should add a "configuration" section to akonadi explaining
> where the config file is and how to use sqlite?

That would be reasonable.

However, when I look at ~/.config/akonadi/akonadiserverrc, it appears 
that mariadb/mysql are run time dependencies.  Perhaps we should list 
mariadb as a recommended run time dependency of akonadi?

We could do both.

   -- Bruce

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