Commit 0ee48eb4 authored by Michael Reeves's avatar Michael Reeves

Add install instruction

BUG: 405506
parent 39059799
Please read the README-file.
Building KDiff3 requires the fallowing minimium versions:
1)Qt 5.6 or later
2)KF5 5.14+
3)CMake 3.1
4)ECM 1.8
Support compilers:
5)MSVC 2015+, gcc 5.0+, clang 3.3+
On debian based systems you needed to install the fallowing.
gettext, qtbase5-dev, extra-cmake-modules libkf5i18n-dev, libkf5coreaddons-dev, libkf5iconthemes-dev libkf5parts-dev, libkf5doctools-dev, libkf5crash-dev, cmake, (gcc or clang)
These should aviable as part of the standard repos.
To build KDiff3 run:
cmake && make
sudo make install
cmake will automacticly verify that the requirements are met before attempting to build.
For windows the build should be done via. craft. Although other methods may work they are not
Craft requires python 3.6 or later to be installed it can be downloaded here:
This should be automacticly installed by craft.
You will also need to start a power shell envirionment as administrator instruction for that are at:
On windows 10 this will be the default shell.
Run the fallowing.
1)Set-ExecutionPolicy -Scope CurrentUser RemoteSigned
2)iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString(''))
You may also have exempt your craft directory from virus scans as these can interefer with the build process.
1)cd to your craft root
3)craft --package kdiff3
This will be a time consuming process on first run as craft will have download all dependencies.
KDiff3 does not require special configuration for craft.
There should be an installer package genernated a message on screen will give the location.
It currently does not create a shortcut for the application itself.
The diffault install location is:
C:\Program Files\kdiff3
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