Please test: changes in how Qt4 is found
William A. Hoffman
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Thu Apr 27 21:18:41 BST 2006
At 03:47 PM 4/27/2006, Zack Rusin wrote:
>On Thursday 27 April 2006 15:34, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>> pkg-config doesn't exist on windows
>what makes you say that? there's at least a few version. That includes binary
You can not seriously think that we can count on pkg-config being
installed on a windows box before you can have cmake successfully
find qt? It maybe ported there, but I have never seen a single windows
machine that used it.
>> and several of the unix platforms (at least by default).
>What platforms are those?
Sun, HP, IRIX, Mac OSX, and even some linux systems.
You may want to look at this thread:
If it was not possible to build/run qt applications on a machine that did
not have pkg-config, then I would say we should use it. However, that is not
the case. It is possible and even likely to have qt on a machine
that does not have pkg-config installed on it. Given that, cmake can
not depend on pkg-config being around. Since it is a requirement to
have a working qmake on any machine that has qt on it, and qmake can
give the information we need on any platform, then we have no choice
but to use qmake.
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