[arch-general] Trinity Running on Arch Linux!

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Wed Feb 16 14:44:46 EST 2011

On 02/16/2011 11:35 AM, Thomas S Hatch wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:32 AM, David C. Rankin <
> drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
>> Guys,
>>  It works! After building kdebase (and fighting with other modules), I just
>> decided to start trinity and see if it would work. Changed ~/.xinitrc to
>> 'startkde' and then typed 'startx' and:
>> http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/trinity-first-run.jpg
>> http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/trinity-running_01.jpg
>>  (this is running in a clean virtualbox Arch install)
>>  There is still work to be done, because all modules have not yet been
>> ported
>> to CMake, but for a proof of concept for the PKGBUILDs on Arch -- a
>> complete
>> success. I'll bring the wiki up to date later today, but it already
>> contains the
>> PKGBUILDs that will build Trinity into a working desktop with a single
>> [very
>> 'Quick & Dirty'] build script called 'bldtrin.sh' (for development purposes
>> only). For those interested. See the wiki:
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Trinity
>> --
>> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
> This is awesome! Thanks David! I will have to try this out, Trinity will
> practically be a lightweight desktop compared to KDE4!

Thanks all,

	I've solved an initial library issue I had running trinity. (some idiot "Me"
left options=(!libtool) set in kdelibs) Rebuilding with libtool fixed everything :)


David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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