[Ipe-discuss] Source install problem in Ubuntu
ryanlists at gmail.com
Tue May 15 02:31:33 CEST 2007
Thanks. That did it. I am able to edit my figure created in windows
now from Ubuntu.
On 5/14/07, Otfried Cheong <otfried at ipe.airpost.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 May 2007 12:57:45 -0500, "Ryan Krauss" <ryanlists at gmail.com>
> > I love ipe and use it extensively. I am having a problem with
> > Linux/Windows version compatilibity and am therefore trying to install
> > from source (basically I have a recent version installed in Windows
> > and my linux distro doesn't have a super recent version so I can't
> > edit a drawing I created in Windows from my linux box). I was getting
> > an error about needing to define IPEPREFIX, so I found where ipe was
> > installed by my package manager (it appears to be in
> > /usr/share/ipe/6.0pre26). So, I exported IPEPREFIX=/usr from the
> > command line and then tried:
> > ryan at am2:~/downloads/ipe-6.0pre28/src$ echo $IPEPREFIX
> > /usr
> > ryan at am2:~/downloads/ipe-6.0pre28/src$ qmake-qt4
> > ryan at am2:~/downloads/ipe-6.0pre28/src$ make
> > cd ipelib && /usr/bin/qmake-qt4 ipelib.pro -unix -o Makefile
> > /home/ryan/downloads/ipe-6.0pre28/src/ipelib
> > Project ERROR: You need to specify IPEPREFIX!
> > make: *** [ipelib/Makefile] Error 2
> > Am I doing something wrong? Do I need to define IPEPREFIX in some
> > other way or to some other value?
> You have two options: Either edit "config.pri" and define IPEPREFIX
> there (as the install.txt file says - there are other options there you
> may need/want to set).
> Or just say "qmake-qt4 IPEPREFIX=/usr" in the "src" directory - this
> will then be used automatically by the recursive make everywhere (you
> may need to delete all existing Makefiles for this to work now).
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