collected fixes for the website

Dazed_75 lthielster at
Wed Dec 18 08:56:12 UTC 2013

I had promised to send the list of fixes for so here they are:

This is a collection of the findings of a long thread about the
instructions at with respect to
building SubSurface 4.x for Linux.

   - The list of dependencies for both Debian and Fedora based build
   environments should include libtool and autoconf.
   - automake is also a required dependency and may not be present on some
   systems so PERHAPS should also be listed for installation.  It was
   automatically installed as a dependency on Ubuntu/Debian.
   - I do not think it is resolved whether there is actually a difference
   between using qmake or qmake-qt4.  Both were available on my Ubuntu 13.10
   and both are links to something else but not to the same thing.  It looked
   like qmake pointed to something that might alter the environment (not
   literally) so they ended up doing the same work.  In any case, both worked
   for me with no discernible difference.
   - Another failure that was hard to track down turned out to be an extra
   backslash in the file subsurface-install.pri.  Dirk has already pushed a
   fix, but he needs to decide whether to include a manual fix on the building
   web page for anyone who does not get the latest sources.

Dazed_75 a.k.a. Larry

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