[blfs-dev] plasma5

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Thu Sep 24 20:04:59 PDT 2015

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 09:18:29PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 08:33:20PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> >>I'm trying to test build plasma5 using version 5.4.1.
> >>
> >>So far I see we need to add wayland and libinput.  mesalib needs to be built
> >>after wayland.
> >>
> >>I've gotten to kwin-5.4.1 and it gives me:
> >>
> >>CMake Error at
> >>/usr/share/cmake-3.3/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:148
> >>(message):
> >>   Could NOT find XCB (missing: CURSOR)
> >>
> >>
> >>There is xcb-util-cursor-0.1.2.tar.gz.  I don't have a problem with
> >>installing it, but has anyone else built this version of plasma?  Is this
> >>really needed?
> >Yes, I built it, and it enabled kwin to compile.  Hmm, I did not
> >spot that 5.4.1 had been released, I built 5.4.0.
> >
> >Other things which have changed between 5.11/5.3.1 and 5.14.0/5.4.0  :
> >kio-extras is now part of 'applications' (15.08.0 when I built it),
> >and baloo is now part of kf5 and now requires lmdb (I used
> >lmdb_LMDB_0.9.16).
> Thanks.  From what is in the systemd book, I hae:
> kfilemetadata  now in kf5
> KIO-Extras  ???
as above, or something newer

> baloo now in kf5
> oxygen-icons  refer to kde4 (installed in /usr)
> mesalib requires --with-egl-platforms="drm,x11,wayland"
> In addition to xcb-util-cursor it also wants XKB (required version >= 0.4.1)
> http://xkbcommon.org/download/libxkbcommon-0.5.0.tar.xz looks current.
> ./configure $XORG_CONFIG --docdir='${datadir}'/doc/$PROGRAM  make
> make check
> sudo make install

I didn't need that, but things change even in point releases.

> There ars also several packages not mentioned in the systemd book:
> 9ea14c8cc5a64ce0d9f0eeb3fccac830  5.4.1/kde-gtk-config-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 940fec6800707ed57fa3a60b861b7665  5.4.1/kgamma5-5.4.1.tar.xz
> c4921201f38136666e5dd1986166f131  5.4.1/ksshaskpass-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 893378e2456881c59bc342ff3a0f5464  5.4.1/kwallet-pam-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 161710cb26d5fb123be4062656124934  5.4.1/kwayland-integration-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 9e9b2c7f015f34de92d2b712a288b073  5.4.1/muon-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 1b1d6606792d4a348ba19e0cf1fca76f  5.4.1/plasma-mediacenter-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 6793e0a36f3237d1f1581874b4297da8  5.4.1/plasma-pa-5.4.1.tar.xz
> f1d61d7a858a33faacb46f8eeaf57f09  5.4.1/plasma-sdk-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 78a5267bd557505f6dfa0a873a537efb  5.4.1/sddm-kcm-5.4.1.tar.xz
> 3f31566c772d5bce10c3db7d7b97392e  5.4.1/user-manager-5.4.1.tar.xz
>   -- Bruce

Those are probably not required.  Some of them might be useful in some
cases, e.g. kgamma5 sounds like it might be a wrapper for xgamma (I
_used_ to use that), and some of the others have names which suggest
what they do.  I think there was always more in plasma than there was
in the systemd book.

I suppose some of them might have descriptions which google knows
about.  I have seen the sddm-kcm package mentioned in the context of
using sddm with plasma, but I have no idea what it provides.

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