[Buildroot] qt4 and qt5 side-by-side
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Mar 12 12:42:07 UTC 2013
Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,
On Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:59:02 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:
> Qt4 and Qt5 are currently not mutually exclusive. As I just found out,
> they really are...
> Qt4 installs qt.conf in $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin; if you use this with qt5's
> qmake, qmake will spit out bogus configuration options. As soon as you
> commit one of the other qt5 packages, you'll start to get autobuilder
> failures (which are pretty hard to debug as I can testify :-).
> For the time being, I propose to add a 'depends on !BR2_PACKAGE_QT' to
> BR2_PACKAGE_QT5. Ideally, QT should become a virtual package with choices
> between qt4 and qt5.
Fine with me. I don't think it's a reasonable use case to support both
qt4 and qt5 in the same system in Buildroot, so I fully support the
idea of adding the depends on !BR2_PACKAGE_QT.
Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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