[blfs-dev] transmission

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 10 14:07:59 PDT 2013


Armin K. wrote:

> I was going to add Qt5 to the book, but QtWebKit build failed because of
> Bison 3.0. Since I dislike using /opt for anything installed using
> tested instructions, I'll just install binaries to /usr/lib/qt5/bin (for
> qt4 we have /usr/lib/qt4/bin) and symlink the files to /usr/bin with
> -qt5 suffix. Then, I'm going to add qtchooser, a package which contains
> all the qt apps, but they can be changed using simple config file to
> invoke -qt4 or -qt5 versions (precisely, to invoke executables from
> /usr/lib/qt4/bin or /usr/lib/qt5/bin).

The system I'm testing with right now has bison-2.7.12, so that's one 
thing I didn't see.  Did you find a fix?

Your approach is reasonable so go ahead and do that, but I will add 
alternate /opt instructions with an explanation of the advantages and 
disadvantages.

   -- Bruce







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