[Slackbuilds-users] About VLC

Christoph Willing chris.willing at iinet.net.au
Sat Feb 4 23:37:17 UTC 2017

On 05/02/17 00:23, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
>>>> Guys, I've noticed a little something while trying to compile VLC: it
>>>> will hit an error if you have qt5 installed. I only compiled it after
>>>> uninstalling qt5. Please add this info on VLC REAMDE.
>>> Fails for me too with qt5 installed. I wonder if there's a way to force
>>> VLC to compile against qt4 in the SlackBuild? (Maintainer cc'd in).
>> Yes, it seems there is such a way - a quick & dirty test on a regular
>> machine has worked. Tomorrow I'll test it more fully in a clean (+qt5)
>> build system before submitting.
> I already build all deps on my VM here
> mind sharing the "dirty way" so i can test them here as well?
Sorry for the delay Willy, I just saw your email now.

The quick & dirty method is to apply the attached patch, then add:
    --enable-qt=4 \
to the configure options.


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