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Newbie Contributor help request: kfilemetadata didn't build,

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I'm setting myself up as a new contributor (Have some ideas for Dolphin and maybe KBackup), but I can't get the initial setup to finish. Being a total newbie to KDE building, I don't yet know to tackle the messages I'm getting.

I'm running through the instructions at and running "kdesrc-build frameworks" )step 6 of 6) fails with...

Building kfilemetadata from frameworks (56/88)
Fetching remote changes to kfilemetadata
Merging kfilemetadata changes from branch kf5
No changes to kfilemetadata source code, but proceeding to build anyway.
Compiling... failed (after 2 seconds)

kfilemetadata didn't build, stopping here.

kfilemetadata - file:///home/phands/kde/src/log/2023-02-03-01/kfilemetadata/build.log

Important notification for kfilemetadata:
kfilemetadata has failed to build 15 times.

Your logs are saved in file:///home/phands/kde/src/log/2023-02-03-01

Looking in the log file leaves me unsure of what to do next. I don't know if I've missed some dependency or if something else is wrong, so I'm asking for advice. The log file is fairly short - only 177 lines - and the last few lines are....

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[color=#0000FF][ 89%] Built target xmlextractortest
[ 89%] Built target postscriptdscextractortest
[ 90%] Linking CXX executable ../bin/appimageextractortest
[ 91%] Building CXX object autotests/CMakeFiles/pngextractortest.dir/pngextractortest.cpp.o
[ 92%] Building CXX object autotests/CMakeFiles/usermetadatawritertest.dir/usermetadatawritertest_autogen/mocs_compilation.cpp.o
/usr/bin/ld: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ undefined reference to `std::__cxx11::basic_stringbuf<char, std::char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> >::_M_high_mark() const'
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
gmake[2]: *** [autotests/CMakeFiles/appimageextractortest.dir/build.make:138: bin/appimageextractortest] Error 1
gmake[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/Makefile2:1859: autotests/CMakeFiles/appimageextractortest.dir/all] Error 2
gmake[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
[ 92%] Building CXX object autotests/CMakeFiles/pngextractortest.dir/__/src/extractors/pngextractor.cpp.o
[ 92%] Building CXX object autotests/CMakeFiles/usermetadatawritertest.dir/usermetadatawritertest.cpp.o
[ 93%] Building CXX object autotests/CMakeFiles/usermetadatawritertest.dir/__/src/usermetadata.cpp.o
[ 93%] Linking CXX executable ../bin/pngextractortest
[ 93%] Built target pngextractortest
[ 93%] Linking CXX executable ../bin/usermetadatawritertest
[ 93%] Built target usermetadatawritertest
gmake: *** [Makefile:146: all] Error 2[/color]

I tried just building dolphin, but it fails at the same point.


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