pkg-kde-tools - various packaging tools and scripts for KDE Applications

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name pkg-kde-tools
Package version 0.15.25ubuntu1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 434 B
Download size 91.25 KB
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This package contains a variety of packaging tools and build scripts that may
be very useful when packaging KDE applications. Even if you are a maintainer
of a very small KDE application, this package should be worthwhile checking
Main highlights:
- recommended build flags for building packages based on the KDE Platform;
- cdbs class for building packages based on the KDE Platform (;
- debhelper build system (--buildsystem=kde) and dh addon (--with kde) for
building packages based on the KDE Platform;
- dh_sameversiondep for generating a dependency that is versioned the same
way as a dependency (coming from the same source) of another reference
- dh_movelibkdeinit for moving libkdeinit4_*.so libraries to private
- dh_sodeps (and sodeps dh addon) for generating so:Depends substvar for -dev
packages based to which local packages lib*.so symlinks point to;
- pkgkde-symbolshelper tool for efficient management of C and C++ symbol
- pkgkde-debs2symbols tool for generating symbol files and symbol file
patches from pre-built binaries in the deb packages;
- pkgkde-getbuildlogs tool for downloading build logs for the specified
package (from;
- pkgkde-override-sc-dev-latest tool for overriding Breaks of the
kde-sc-dev-latest package;
- pkgkde-vcs tool for performing common tasks when packaging under VCS.
NOTE: since this package is cumulative, it does not depend on the packages it
provides helpers for. I.e. you still need to explicitly build depend on
debhelper or cdbs in your packages.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pkg-kde-tools_0.15.25ubuntu1_all.deb 0.15.25ubuntu1 all Ubuntu Universe
pkg-kde-tools - - -


Name Value
libdpkg-perl >= 1.15.6~
lintian -
perl -
python3:any >= 3.3.2-2~


Type URL
Binary Package pkg-kde-tools_0.15.25ubuntu1_all.deb
Source Package pkg-kde-tools

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pkg-kde-tools deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pkg-kde-tools




2017-09-01 - Simon Quigley <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.25ubuntu1) artful; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian Sid. Remaining changes:
- Lots of Kubuntu-specific patches to the packaging.
2017-08-30 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.25) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Make bit-dependent type substitutions work generically (Closes: #854493).
[ Maximiliano Curia ]
* ( Add missing ast and eo langs
[ Dmitry Shachnev ]
* pkgkde-vcs: Add jessie and stretch to supported distributions (Closes:
#873243). Thanks to Sandro Knauß for the initial patch.
* pkgkde-vcs: Make Git version mangling more close to DEP-14: do not
strip epoch numbers, and replace tildes with underscores.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.0, stop using deprecated Priority: extra.
2017-07-26 - Simon Quigley <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.24ubuntu3) artful; urgency=medium
* No change rebuild against Qt 5.9.
2017-06-26 - José Manuel Santamaría Lema <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.24ubuntu2) artful; urgency=medium
* Backport changes from qt-kde-team/3/ into the KDE 4 version
This aims to backport the changes made in the commit
authored by Harald whose commit message is:
"ignore when lintian target falls over dead
- genchanges will fail if it can't find a suitable .dsc in ../
- also prevent subsequent fail from cleanup of temporary file"
This change is needed to make kde4libs build properly when running the
autopkgtests using the restiction 'build-needed'
2017-02-02 - José Manuel Santamaría Lema <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.24ubuntu1) zesty; urgency=medium
* Merge with debian
2016-10-19 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.24) unstable; urgency=medium
* pkgkde-symbolshelper: Do not pass stderr handle to Dpkg::IPC::spawn,
to workaround #839905 (patch does not print to stderr anyway).
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2016-08-27 - Pino Toscano <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.23) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* dh_sodeps: make it work also for libraries in the multiarch directory.
* dh_sameversiondep: fix typo in documentation.
2016-07-20 - Pino Toscano <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.22) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Dmitry Shachnev ]
* pkgkde-symbolshelper: Add type substitution for long double.
[ Pino Toscano ]
* Drop -DCMAKE_USE_RELATIVE_PATHS=ON from the CMake flags: it is no more
supported in recent versions, and its usage breaks functionalities
(e.g. the QFINDTESTDATA system in Qt 5).
* Fix typo in copyright.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8, no changes required.
2016-05-08 - Maximiliano Curia <>
pkg-kde-tools (0.15.21) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Dmitry Shachnev ]
* pkgkde-mark-qt5-private-symbols:
- Make --write-results option the default, add option --print-diff for the
old behavior.
- Do not try to mark private symbols if alternative dependency is not
specified in the symbols file.
* Use canonical URL in Vcs-Browser field.
[ Maximiliano Curia ]
* pkgkde-symbolshelper: Add time_t type substitution.

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