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Re: Compiling KiCAD 5.99 on Raspberry Pi (400)


The patches are obsolete and will be removed from the documentation/source

On Wed, Apr 28, 2021 at 7:23 PM Eeli Kaikkonen <eeli.kaikkonen@xxxxxxxxx>

> On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 1:05 AM Knochi.de <mail@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I’m using the standard Raspberry OS which is “raspian buster”
> > libcurl4-gnutls-dev was the correct pick. So continuing with resolving
> dependencies for now.
> Nick reminded us that on .deb based systems there are often library
> packages with -dev in their name which are needed for building. They
> aren't visible in the binary package dependencies, but you can
> actually see all build time dependencies for KiCad in
> http://deb.debian.org/debian/pool/main/k/kicad/kicad_5.0.2+dfsg1-1.dsc
> (or
> http://deb.debian.org/debian/pool/main/k/kicad/kicad_5.1.9+dfsg1-1~bpo10+1.dsc
> in backports) so there's no need to guess. Whether all of them are
> available for the raspberry version of Debian, I don't know. These
> sources are authoritative because the Debian packaging system builds
> the KiCad packages using these dependencies. At least no build time
> dependency can be missing from them, although it's theoretically
> possible that some of them can't be satisfied on some port of the
> distro.
> > Next is how to apply patches. From my understanding I need to apply
> patches to certain files, plus the documentation says “platform dependent
> patches” so e.g. for boost I don’t need the “mingw” stuff.
> > Do I need to apply them at all? They are very old.
> I really don't know how these patches work or how they are applied,
> but there shouldn't be need to apply them manually. I have built KiCad
> on about 6 different Linux distros recently and haven't needed to
> patch anything.
> Eeli Kaikkonen
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