> I have been trying to compile kde 1.9 and kde 2.1 on 2 machines at home, both
> using FreeBSD 4.stable. I install the required qt libs and then I installed the
> KDE libs. But when I try to configure any of the other packages I get the
> following error.
>> Checking for KDE .... Configure Error : In the prefix, you've chosen, are no
> KDE headers installed. This will fail. So, Check this please and use another
>> So I used a ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/kde
When you're using GNU autoconf (configure), the "--prefix" option stands for
the installation destination prefix, not the header include prefix. You'll
need to type "./configure --help" to find out the correct parameters to use.
All of this is moot, because on FreeBSD, there is very little need to
compile large stuff like this: it's all in the packages collection. To
install stuff from packages, just use sysinstall - it's the easiest. If
you're using sysinstall from -stable, you may need to change the release
name from 4.2-STABLE to 4.2-RELEASE in the options screen.
as regards cvs login, if it's hanging, it's probably a firewall thing.
Whether or not firewalls will pass cvs traffic depends on the individual
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