[Bug 51] qt-3.0.5

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Wed Jul 17 08:40:37 PDT 2002

Davy Brion wrote:

> on Wednesday 17 July 2002 13:34, James Iwanek wrote:
>> no, you are definantly right - qt-3.0.4 & qt.3.0.5 are completly
>> compatible on a inary level with each other - the plugin bit is an
>> internal thing -----
>> Jay
> no
> try upgrading to QT-3.0.5
> i did last night
> after it was finished i restarted KDE, only to find that many of the
> KDE styles weren't working anymore.  in my ~/.xsession-errors file i
> noticed error messages about the plugins not being able to be loaded.
> instead of trying to find out exactly which part of KDE are plugins i
> just let the whole thing recompile against the new QT while i was
> asleep.
> the announcement says that qt 3.0.5 is binary compatible with older
> versions but as u can see, when it comes to plugins it is not and
> they _do_ have to be recompiled

let me guess you installed qt-3.0.5 into the same directory as qt-3.0.4....
ahh well - we all learn what symlinks are for eventually ;-)
i dont seem to have any problem at all here - ./configure 
--prefix=/opt/qt305 {blahblah}
make && make install

rm /opt/qt && ln -s /opt/qt305 /opt/qt

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