The K Desktop Environment

3.2. The Build Menu

Edit->Kill Process

This is used to eliminate or cancel the current process.


Run 'configure' script.

The `configure' shell script attempts to guess correct values for various system-dependent variables used during compilation. It uses those values to create a `Makefile' in each directory of the package.

Running `configure' takes a while. While running, it prints some messages telling which features it is checking for.

Build->Configure Help

This presents a dialog of configure options with the features to enable or disable and optionals arguments to configure script.


Run `make' to compile the package.

Build->Make Clean

Run 'make clean' to remove the program binaries and object files from the source code directory

Build->Make with Arguments

Run 'make' script with custom arguments

Build->Make Install

Run make install' to install the programs and any data files and documentation.