Compile on Linux en fr 

Get Source code

The way to get source code changes given your objectives.

I want to compile stable version

To get the source, just download the zip archive Appropriate when compiling for your own computer.

I want to take part in Rolisteam development

The way allows you to change Rolisteam and to share your changes easily. In this case, you will need to clone the rolisteam repository from git. More details on this page: Contribute.

Pre-requirements

Qt

From Distribution

The first thing is to install Qt (v5.12 or higher). If your linux distribution is recent, you may install Qt from your distribution package system.

On debian/ubuntu system: sudo apt-get install qt5-default qtbase5-dev-tools qt5-qmake libqt5network5 zlib1g-dev build-essential git qtmultimedia5-dev libqt5core5a libqt5gui5 qttools5-dev-tools qtdeclarative5-dev qtwebengine5-dev

Qt Installer

However, if the version is too old or if you need a recent Qt version, you should install Qt from Qt Installer. Get Community version of Qt: https://www.qt.io/download/ At the Qt installation, please select Qt package compatible with your compiler.

Zlib

The version from your distribution should be fine.

Compilation

Rolisteam

Let say Rolisteam source code is in:  /home/user/documents/program/rolisteam

:::shell $ cd /home/user/documents/program/rolisteam $ mkdir build $ cd build $ qmake -r ../ $ make -j4 $ sudo make install

These lines will build Rolisteam and Roliserver.

RCSE

It is basically the same thing.

  :::shell
  $ cd /home/user/documents/program/rcse
  $ mkdir build
  $ cd build
  $ qmake -r ../
  $ make -j4
  $ sudo make install

Compiling Roliserver Only

  • This will be useful if you plan on a setting up a dedicated roliserver.
  • The following code is compatible with the latest versions of Debian and Raspian.
  • We assume you’ve followed the docs on getting the source code past this point.

Install dependencies

It required less than the whole software.

sudo apt-get install qt5-qmake libqt5network5 libqt5core5a

Create a build directory

  :::shell
  $ mkdir server/build
  $ cd server/build

Build

  :::shell
  $ qmake -r ../server.pro
  $ make
  $ sudo make install

For information on how to run the server checkout the documentation

Compilation in Debug

Sometime, it is important to know what is happening into the program. You may want to compile in the debug mode. The qmake command must be amend a bit to enable debugging.

$ qmake -r ../server.pro CONFIG+=debug

[Advanced] Disable Features

Rolisteam has many features and some of them required dependencies or special tools. In order to make rolisteam easier to compile, you can disable some features. These 4 features can be switched off:

############## FEATURES ######################
CONFIG += HAVE_SOUND
CONFIG += HAVE_WEBVIEW
CONFIG += HAVE_ZLIB
CONFIG += HAVE_PDF
############## END OF FEATURES ######################

It makes Rolisteam easier to compile. If you disabled HAVE_WEBVIEW, you must disable HAVE_PDF as well.

HAVE_ZLIB

Rolisteam needs zlib to save its notes editor as OpenDocument (.odt) In an extreme case, remove the need of Zlib . Edit rolisteam/client/client.pro and comment out:

CONFIG += HAVE_ZLIB

HAVE_SOUND

Rolisteam comes with audio players. These player required QtMultimedia module and its backend.

Edit rolisteam/client/client.pro and comment out: CONFIG += HAVE_SOUND

HAVE_WEBVIEW

Rolisteam (since 1.9) embedded a web browser. This feature requires QtWebEngine which is a very heavy module (~80Mo). Webview is also used for viewing pdf, in order to compile rolisteam without webview, you must also disable the PDF feature. Edit rolisteam/client/client.pro and comment out: CONFIG += HAVE_WEBVIEW CONFIG += HAVE_PDF

HAVE_PDF

Rolisteam (since 1.9) can display PDF. If you don’t want this feature: Edit rolisteam/client/client.pro and comment out: CONFIG += HAVE_PDF

FAQ

Error on Translations in resources file.

RCC: Error in ‘rolisteam.qrc’: Cannot find file ‘translation/rolisteam_fr.qm’

rolisteam.qrc is rolisteam resource file. In order to be built, all resources must exist at the compilation. Translation are generated from .ts files to .qm files. Qt provides lrelease tool to convert ts to qm

Run this command, to generate all qm files.

lrelease translation/rolisteam_*.ts

Then rebuild.

More information

Some files are not found by the compiler

Perhaps, you forgot the –recursive parameter when getting the source code.

I want to improve the project

Please discuss with us. We can share the effort to make new features and your work will fulfill Rolisteam needs and goals.
Please take a look at our roadmap