[Slackbuilds-users] I failed to build qt5

David Chmelik davidnchmelik at gmail.com
Wed May 6 02:23:50 UTC 2020

On 5/5/20 5:31 PM, Dave Woodfall wrote:
> On 2020-05-05 23:18,
> M Wedin <wedinm at gmail.com> put forth the proposition:
>> 2020-05-05 18:21 GMT+02:00, Dave Woodfall <dave at slackbuilds.org>:
>>> On 2020-05-05 16:16,
>>> M Wedin <wedinm at gmail.com> put forth the proposition:
>>>> The old qt 5.9.9 was removed.
>>> The old qt 5.9.9 was renamed to qt5-legacy.
>> I removed it per recommendation. Sorry if I wasn't clear. I wanted as
>> few obstacles as possible.
>> -------------
>> If Qt5 fails to build, it may be worth using the following
>> steps.
>> 1 Uninstall the old Qt5 package
>> -------------
> My point was that if qt5-5.12 takes too long or won't build, then you
> could use qt5-legacy instead of qt5.

If all one has to do is remove & rebuild, surely it's worth the wait to 
compile to upgrade?  That's what I'll do.  Another option might be if 
one of almost all pre-built SlackOnly.com (‘slonly’) packages, if you 
judge them trustworthy.

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