[Slackbuilds-users] Slackbuild for QT3 only app

mickski mickski56 at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 4 00:03:46 UTC 2010

On Thu, 03 Jun 2010 20:13:10 -0300, Niels Horn wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 7:42 PM, Slacker build user
> <slacker at slaphappygeeks.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am finally getting my few packages updated to 13.1, and adding a new
>> one I hope.
>> I am building Bouml from http://bouml.free.fr/ which requires Qt3. It
>> builds fine against Eric's kde3 compat Qt3 package on both 32 and 64
>> (not multi-lib) boxes. But I have two questions:
>> 1. I have to pass a properly set QTDIR variable so it can find the Qt3
>> libs. Is there a preferred method of testing and exiting if this is not
>> set? Or should it be hard-wired into the build script?
>> 2. The make files all use qmake and have the var QMAKE=qmake hard wired
>> into them in multiple places - which tries to use Qt4's qmake. It
>> cannot use an environment var to override the path to qmake. For my own
>> builds I have added a symlink /usr/local/bin/qmake =>
>> /opt/kde3/bin/qmake which I remove when done.
>> Any suggestions for a more elegant way to direct it to Qt3 qmake? Patch
>> the make files? Alias? Temporary symlink?
>> Thanks,
>> Robert
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> Hi,
> I have built some packages that needed the Qt3 libs.
> Usually you need to do some "hacking" in the Makefile (or
> <your-program>.pro) to guarantee the use of the Qt3 programs like qmake,
> moc, assistant, etc. Just include the full path to the Qt3 programs,
> like /opt/kde3/bin/qmake /opt/kde3/bin/uic etc.
> Niels

Adjust your path so /opt/kde3/lib${LIBDIRSUFFIX}/bin comes before /usr/lib

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