[blfs-dev] qt5 and /usr

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Thu Sep 17 20:27:45 PDT 2015

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 08:06:11AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 10:27:01PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> > I've tagged qt5 on the basis that it works fine in /opt.  But people
> > who have been reading this list will recall that my attempts to
> > install it in /usr failed (for kf5, compiles failed; for qupzilla
> > the link failed).
> > 
> > So, I'll begin by asking if anybody has managed to build a useful
> > qt-5.5 in /usr ?
> > 
> > ĸen
> In the absence of any qt4 installation, I have now succeeded in
> building qt5 and qupzilla in /usr.  So, it looks as if my earlier
> failure to link qupzilla when using qt5 in /usr was probably caused
> by something from qt4 (which was also in /usr) getting pulled in.
> I'll look at trying to build kf5 in /usr after I've had some sleep
> and thought about what to drop (e.g. with no vlc I won't be building
> the phonon vlc backend).
OK, it built, and konsole works.  I have to conclude that my earlier
problems (including the "is not a member of" kf5 compile failures)
must have been caused by a mix of qt4 and qt5 programs in /usr.

I've removed the Warning which I put in the wiki page for kf5.

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