[PyKDE] Installation problems. Summary of what I know so far.

James Supancic arrummzen at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 1 20:11:01 GMT 2002

Ok. I am going to try to install by building it myself. I will be writing 
this as I install so it might sound a little strange as you read it.
Ok. I am changing directory it sip-x11-gpl-3.4.
I am in the directory.
I am ruining python2 ./build.py
I get an error message saying that I need to specify ether qt or qt-mt using 
the -l argument. I give the command
python2 ./build.py -l qt-mt
I get an error failed to open makefile
I type su
I type (edit out for obvious reasons)
I enter python2 ./build.py -l qt-mt
It says at it was configured correctly and to now use make and make install 
to finish the installing with the correct privileges. I am assuming root is 
good enough.
I enter make and make install. Everything goes OK (from what I have seen, I 
have attached the entire session in a plain text file for you).
Thinking that it might have just been a problem I want to test an example 
and see if it works.
I issue the following commands -
cd ..
cd ./PyQt-x11-gpl-3.4
cd ./examples2
python2 ./dclock.py
A little digital clock pops up. When I close the clock I am returned to my 
root prompt. I type exit.
I am not assuming that PyQt and sip work. Now to install PyKDE
First I want to test and see if fixing sip fixed PyKDE.
I type cd ..
cd ./PyKDE-3.3.2
cd ./examples
I little text editor looking thing pops up. I close it without saving my 
I think it is all working.
Thank you for your help. Because it worked I will not be sending the 
installation output.
Summary of when wrong -
I must have installed sip wrong there fore messing up PyQt and PyKDE.
Thank you for your time,
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