Re: AnyOne got "Rekall" working on Debian

From: John Foster (jfoster_at_augustmail.com)
Date: 08/01/04

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    Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 18:38:50 -0500
    
    

    On Friday 30 July 2004 06:20 am, Stephen Cormier wrote:
    > On July 29, 2004 03:06 pm, John Foster wrote:
    > > I am trying to get Rekall 2.0 to compile on Debian sid. It seems to
    > > crap out saying that there are no headers or libs installed. I have
    > > qt3-mt installed, & am wondering if the 'mt' is the problem. I ran
    > > into a similar issue a while ago with perl-mt on another application.
    > > The non 'mt' version of qt3 is currently broken in sid as well as
    > > kdelibs4 which is also needed to compile this application. Any
    > > thoughts or experiences. BTW 'Rekall" is a KDE database frontend
    > > similar to ms Access in function, but it currently has no Debian
    > > developer--anyone interested???
    > > --
    > > John Foster
    >
    > Not that it matters now I see you have it installed from the mentors
    > site but of anyone else who wants to try it here is what I have when I
    > built it a couple of days ago from my notes.
    >
    >
    > Downloaded and extract in my archive directory had to export
    > QTDIR=/usr/share/qt3 in the console for it to find qt and
    > use ./configure --prefix=/usr.
    >
    > [HappyTux:/home/stephen]# agi python2.3-dev
    > Reading Package Lists... Done
    > Building Dependency Tree... Done
    > The following NEW packages will be installed:
    > python2.3-dev (2.3.4-5)
    > 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 7 not upgraded.
    > Inst python2.3-dev (2.3.4-5 Debian:testing)
    > Conf python2.3-dev (2.3.4-5 Debian:testing)
    >
    >
    > To get the python developement files that were missing. Then for MySQL
    > as well.
    > [HappyTux:/home/stephen]# agi libmysqlclient-dev
    > Reading Package Lists... Done
    > Building Dependency Tree... Done
    > The following NEW packages will be installed:
    > libmysqlclient-dev (4.0.18-5)
    > 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 7 not upgraded.
    > Inst libmysqlclient-dev (4.0.18-5 Debian:testing)
    > Conf libmysqlclient-dev (4.0.18-5 Debian:testing)
    >
    >
    >
    > *** build log ***
    >
    > Building with MySQL Driver
    > PgSQL driver will not build
    > XBase driver will not build
    >
    > Good - your configure finished. Start make now
    >
    >
    >
    > It compiled fine and used checkinstall to build a .deb the docs and
    > icons/desktop link end up in a non-standard debian directories so you
    > have to start with it rekall in a console or using the run command
    > dialog in KDE.
    >
    >
    >
    > Stephen
    ______________________________
    Thanks for all the tips. I now have it all working well. I really appreciate
    you posting these compiling pointers, even though I have now got a working
    product, I may try compiling the beta from cvs so these will certainly come
    in handy.
    There is no substitute for experience!!

    -- 
    John Foster
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