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

B Watson yalhcru at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 21:55:11 UTC 2020

On 6/25/20, Luveh Keraph <1.41421 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Others have pointed out that qt5 has a whole lot more lines of code...
Also bear in mind, the kernel is in C, and qt5 is in C++. And C++ takes
longer to compile (at least on our OS, comparing gcc to g++). Even a
trivial "hello world" program (that works as either C or C++) takes
around 2x as long to compile with g++.

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