Problems compiling Phonon for Qt5
sitter at kde.org
Sat Nov 2 15:46:24 GMT 2013
On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 3:50 PM, Paul Morris <paul at elmstonesystems.co.uk> wrote:
> I’m currently upgrading our Qt4 app to Qt5, and to keep the save level of
> multimedia support we have currently I’d prefer to stick with Phonon rather
> than switch to QtMultimedia (which loses support for most video formats due
> to the switch from DirectShow to WMF).
Please note that we only support VLC on Windows (which in turn uses DX
for output, but just pointing that out).
> I’m trying to compile the project that I downloaded from
> https://projects.kde.org/projects/kdesupport/phonon/phonon/repository but
> not getting very far. So I wondered (a) is there a pre-compiled version? (as
> there was back when Phonon was bundled with Qt);
Nope. phonon4qt5 has not yet been released officially.
> and (b) if not, is there an
> idiot’s guide that anyone can point me towards?
> I’ve installed CMake and I think everything’s set up correctly, but it’s
> tripping up on “FindQt5DBus.cmake” – and it doesn’t make any difference if I
> check PHONON_NO_DBUS. Do I need to install Qt5 DBus? I assumed not as it’s
> listed as optional.
Hard to say anything without a build log. But it is definitely not
falling over dbus, I just tried and cmake completes just fine even if
dbus is not present. If you could show us the entire cmake output I am
sure we can identify the problem.
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