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Re: OCE vs. OCC default build flag


On Mon, May 17, 2021 at 5:14 PM Carsten Schoenert
<c.schoenert@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm using mostly the explicit set up of build options and do not rely on
> used default values, so the Debian packages using OCC for more than a
> year. And this also for backported versions.

I was unsure about Debian because I didn't document my failure to
build KiCad (with phoenix) on it. For other distros, I'm 100% sure
about Ubuntu (and Kubuntu), Mint, Fedora, Arch and Manjaro, the latest
release versions of those distros. Also openSUSE Tumbleweed (the
rolling release). None of them drew OCE as a dependency for the
available KiCad 5.99 (or 5.1 if 5.99 wasn't available) package, they
all use OCC.

This covers all of the supported distros. Also all of the distros in
the Download page except gentoo. Flatpak seems to use explicit cmake
flags and also dowloads and compiles the used OCC/OCE version
explicitly, so it's not affected.

> I've configured the build of the current 5.99 version for experimental
> since a few weeks, and wxpython 4.0 is used here also like done for the
> current stable version since a long time. Or I miss your point.

I already forgot the details, but it was Buster for which I couldn't
install the build dependencies which would make it possible to compile
5.99 with wxPhoenix. There was something strange about it. But that's

Eeli Kaikkonen

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