Phonon4Qt5 & Phonon5 Branches

David Faure faure at
Mon Jun 3 23:47:15 BST 2013

On Wednesday 29 May 2013 16:13:23 Harald Sitter wrote:
> As you may be aware phonon supports building the phonon4 API against Qt5 by
> building the phonon4qt5 branch.
> Due to consolidation efforts at the Phonon sprint last weekend the
> phonon4qt5 transitional library is now merged into the master branch of
> both phonon and phonon-vlc (gstreamer blocked on pending gstreamer1 support
> merge) so the use of the phonon4qt5 branch is discouraged for all uses that
> do not require a build of phonon4qt5-gstreamer. To build Phonon4 with Qt5
> support please use -DPHONON_BUILD_PHONON4QT5=ON. Please note that switching
> the CMakeCache from libphonon to libphonon4qt5 and vice versa is not
> supported, so you will need to rm CMakeCache.txt to switch.
> Once phonon-gstreamer also got the change the phonon4qt5 branches will be
> deleted and master is the only source for p4q5 builds then.
> The previous 'five' branch was replaced with a new one that actually
> constitutes what will become Phonon 5 as discussed last year in Randa.
> Additionally declarative/graphicsview support is not built by default
> anymore and building it is discouraged for the time being.

Thanks for the note.
I'll update extragear/utils/kdesrc-build/kf5-qt5-build-include

But apparently phonon-gstreamer doesn't build?

CMake Warning at cmake/FindPhonon.cmake:9 (find_package):
  Could not find a package configuration file provided by "Phonon" with any
  of the following names:


  Add the installation prefix of "Phonon" to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH or set
  "Phonon_DIR" to a directory containing one of the above files.  If "Phonon"
  provides a separate development package or SDK, be sure it has been
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  CMakeLists.txt:7 (find_package)

David Faure, faure at,
Working on KDE, in particular KDE Frameworks 5

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