Qt 5 buildability
bcooksley at kde.org
Fri Jan 9 09:26:59 UTC 2015
On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 10:19 PM, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin at kde.org> wrote:
> On Friday 09 January 2015 22:14:09 Ben Cooksley wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I'm not sure about which list is most appropriate for this, so i'm
>> > sending it here.
>> > It seems that changes from Qt 5.3 to 5.4 have introduced a series of
>> > hidden dependencies.
>> > QtWebEngine won't build unless you have nss-devel installed (which it
>> > complains about) but it also won't build unless libcap-devel is
>> > installed (which it doesn't complain about - you only find out when
>> > the compiler bails out on you).
>> > The real big issue here though is none of this is integrated with
>> > ./configure, and the failure in QtWebEngine is fatal. Can someone
>> > please raise this with the Qt developers and get them to fix their
>> > build system please?
>> Unfortunately the Qt developers have bigger problems than the above to fix.
>> Qt 5.4 as it exists in the 5.4 branch at the moment is unbuildable
>> (despite their blocking CI system).
> what about disabling the QtWebEngine module for now?
We did a similar head bury in sand act when CMake regressions broke our builds.
Let's not repeat that experience.
Our system has detected a breakage upstream, let's get them to fix it
*now* not when some part of KDE begins to use QtWebEngine.
>> Please see http://build.kde.org/view/FAILED/job/qt5_master_qt5/168/console
>> for why.
>> Could someone prod them into fixing their build?
>> This means that no KDE project can depend on Qt 5.4 at this time.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Ben
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