Trouble tweaking KDE package "six"
On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 20:45:32 -0700
"Kevin O'Gorman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It involves a new target in Makefile.am, but if I run a new 'automake'
> I get a Makefile.in which is _very_ different from the old one, and
> won't even compile the old target. Most obviously, a bunch of *.moc
> targets are not generated. The Makefile has some references to
> 'automoc', but that does not seem to be an executable or package in
> Gentoo (but if I'm reading it right, it is a package in Ubuntu).
seems to be "Meta object compiler", a Qt thing. The ebuild
x11-libs/qt seems to provide "/usr/bin/moc", haven't found automoc (as
an executable at least).
> I have a book on autotools, but have only used them, not configured
> them. I have a book on Qt (apropos of moc and automoc), but have
> never written Qt code. My tweak is for a non-GUI alternative, so I
> was hoping that the GUI stuff would just keep working and not bother
> me. KDE itself seems to be largely lacking in programming docs (or I
> just missed it), although there a a few short tutorials.
See above, http://doc.trolltech.com has tons of (professionally written
and maintained) documentation on Qt and everything around it.
> I'm not looking for answers (my questions may not yet be well-enough
> formulated for that), but pointers to resources. Of course, if anyone
> has answers, or can guide me, that would be welcome too.
the famous autobook on autotools:
as well as the links above is all I have found just now. Hope this
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