[blfs-dev] transmission and qt

Igor Živković contact at igor-zivkovic.from.hr
Sat Sep 7 08:53:27 PDT 2013

On 09/07/2013 05:42 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Igor Živković wrote:
>> On 09/07/2013 05:22 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> Igor,
>>>       I see you added a patch for building transmission with qt4.  Are you
>>> going to update transmission in the book?  If so, I can take it off my
>>> todo list.
>>> Actually, the only references to Qt5 in the book are transmission and
>>> poppler (optional but I think it's only to create poppler library for
>>> qt5).  I'd be in favor of archiving Qt5 and qtchooser from the book for
>>> now until Qt5 is used in more places.  It would simplify things quite a
>>> bit if we are going to make a BLFS 'stable release'.
>> Actually, I wasn't going to include it in the official book but will do
>> now. I suppose you will remove the instructions for adding -qt4 suffix
>> to Qt binaries when you archive Qt5?
> Yes, I would do that, but we haven't decided to remove Qt5 yet.  I was
> just putting that out for discussion for now.
> I suppose that we should decide the Qt5 issue first and then work on
> transmission.  Archiving qt5 and fixing up qt4 would not take me long.
> I could have that done this afternoon if we decide that's the way to go.

Ok. Transmission was the only package from my list requiring Qt5 
exclusively. I'm in favor of removing Qt5 for the time being.

Igor Živković

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