Building Bibletime 2 from source 11 May, 2009Posted by aronzak in Uncategorized.
Update: This was written for version 1.7, but the same process works with version 2.
Version 2 of Bibletime has been changed to run on Qt4, giving it a KDE 4 feel.it has a variety of nice features. Some of the new features are:
- Bookshelf Manager installer has been redesigned. It’s much easier to use and it doesn’t block the rest of the user interface.
- The main Bookshelf panel has been rewritten. It’s possible to group the works by Category and/or Language. Rarely used works can be hidden.
- Bookmarks have been moved to another tab. It’s possible to move and copy folders.
- Bible and Commentary windows have dropdown lists for book, chapter and verse.
- Search dialog has an option for AND and OR searches.
The features that I like the most are things like being able to drag bible references from one panel into another.
If you want to compile from source, you need a lot of dependencies. I was joking to myself, perhaps the devil is trying to keep you in dep hell? Here’s most of what you need (Ubuntu 9.04):
sudo apt-get install libboost-dev qmake libclucene0ldbllibclucene-dev qt4-qmake cmake kdelibs5-dev libsword-dev
That will save you a lot of grief and googling bizarre error messages.
And I think you need to change build/CMakeCache.txt if you get an error saying that the compiler is not found.
//CXX compiler. CMAKE_CXX_COMPILER:FILEPATH=/usr/bin/g++-4.3
There seems to be an issue with panels in the latest version locking up sometimes. I’ll look into this some more.