[aur-general] qt4 replaces qt

Yichao Yu yyc1992 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 23:20:53 EST 2013

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Yichao Yu <yyc1992 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:19 PM, Yichao Yu <yyc1992 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 27 February 2013 16:21:24 you wrote:
>>>> When you install both qt5-base and qt4, qmake will refers to the 5.x
>>>> version. To 'force' Qt 4.x, you can use the qmake4 symlink. There's also
>>>> moc-qt4, uic- qt4 and rcc-qt4. We provide these symlinks as they are used
>>>> by cmake and by the configure scripts to locate qt4.
>> This should probably be done for all package that links to qt
>> including those that are not directly depending on qt.
> After testing the current kde PKGBUILD's (by felixonmars), it is clear
> that any package that links to qt need to change their PKGBUILD if the
> situation is not changing. Especially ALL kde packages (well probably
> not including wallpapers etc....)
>>> Please maintainers fix your PKGBUILDs so they build on systems with both qt4
>>> and qt5-base installed; when your PKGBUILD needs qt4 and:
>>> * use qmake, you can replace it with qmake4
>>> * use cmake, you can add -DQT_QMAKE_EXECUTABLE=qmake4 to the cmake options

And good luck for all developers using Qt, don't forgot to run  cmake
with this flag after the upgrade.

>>> Cheers
>>> --
>>> Andrea
>>> Arch Linux Developer

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