How to build/install qt-copy 4?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Feb 7 09:40:59 GMT 2006

Michael Pyne wrote:
>Hi all,
>I'd like advice on how to build/install qt-copy.
>There is an open bug on kdesvn-build (bug 116621) that basically says
>kdesvn-build should use the -prefix configure option for qt-copy, and
> install the module as well.
>But I thought I had heard from somewhere that you shouldn't do so, or at
> least not automatically due to RPATH issues?
>So, what's the correct thing to do?

First of all, Qt4 supports shadow builds properly now (srcdir != 
builddir), so the hack kdesvn-build has for Qt3 shadow builds can go.

Second, Qt4 can install cleanly. kdesvn-build could detect when the qtdir 
setting differs from the path qt-copy is at and pass the proper -prefix 
option, then install.

But I wouldn't make that option mandatory. Most people are used to not 
installing Qt after building it. In fact, here at Trolltech, I don't 
install any of my Qt builds.

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