Review Request 108889: Add QML_INSTALL_DIR variable to KDE pathes

Stephen Kelly steveire at
Mon Feb 11 16:03:55 GMT 2013

Sebastian Kügler wrote:

> On Sunday, February 10, 2013 14:33:49 Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> On domingo, 10 de fevereiro de 2013 21.22.05, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
>> > Apparently not. I've looked at where the example imports from the Qt
>> > codebase install these things, and that is indeed $PREFIX/qml, not
>> > inside the plugin directory. This location is also where these imports
>> > are being found automatically, i.e. without specifying additional
>> > import pathes (which we have to do for Plasma in kdelibs 4).
>> Technically, it's $ARCHDATADIR/qml. The Qt build makes ARCHDATADIR=PREFIX
>> by  default.
>> But everyone installing Qt to PREFIX=/usr should set it
> So that means that qtquick2 imports should go there, and that we should
> advise people in our build instructions to build with
> --archdatadir=$LIBDIR/qt5?
> Which would bring me to my next question: How do I find out the ARCHDATA
> dir from a cmake script then? (Yes, noob question.)

It is not currently set by the cmake scripts because I did not know why 
anyone would want it.

What do you need it for, exactly?



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