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In addition to simply installing KDE software, the script can also be used to update the installed KDE software after it is installed. This allows you to keep up-to-date with KDE development.
The kdesrc-build script can be used to maintain a single individual module or an entire KDE desktop depending on how it is configured.
kdesrc-build intentionally works by using the same tools available to the user at the command-line. When kdesrc-build is run, the following sequence is followed:
kdesrc-build performs a source update for each module. The update continues until all modules have been updated. Modules that fail to update normally do not stop the build – you will be notified at the end which modules did not update.