[Slackbuilds-users] qt5 fails to build on 14.2 stable 64bit

Luveh Keraph 1.41421 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 21:36:14 UTC 2020

Actually, that asks the same question in a different way: why would a GUI
toolkit require more than three times as many files (and presumably many
more lines of code as well) as the Linux kernel with all its drivers? What
does qt5 do that justifies such a high line count?

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 3:04 PM Didier Spaier <didier at slint.fr> wrote:

> Le 25/06/2020 à 22:47, Luveh Keraph a écrit :
> > I always wonder why a GUI toolkit should take one order
> of magnitude more to build than the whole of the Linux kernel, with all its
> bells and whistles.
> From the root of the source tree of qt-everywhere-src-5.13.2:
> find -type f|wc -l
> 232941
> From the root of the source tree of linux-5.4.49:
> find -type f|wc -l
> 65676
> Didier
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