Finding plugins with Qt5 and QT_PLUGIN_PATH

Kevin Funk kfunk at
Sun Dec 7 07:50:44 UTC 2014

On Sunday 07 December 2014 01:34:56 Nicolai Hähnle-Montoro wrote:
> Hey everybody,
> I decided to finally try the current master again after upgrading to
> Ubuntu 14.10. I install grantlee, kdevplatform, and kdevelop in a
> prefix under my home directory, and it took me more than an hour to
> figure out that nothing worked because Qt5 won't find any plugins
> unless I explicitly set
> export QT_PLUGIN_PATH=prefix/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/plugins/
> I would've thought that stuff like this ought to be picked up
> automatically by setting KDEDIRS or something. Perhaps somebody more
> knowledgeable could shed light on this? If this _isn't_ a bug (or even
> if it is one, as a workaround), perhaps this should go somewhere on
> the Wiki?

KDEDIRS is no longer needed/used.

Please follow:

> cu,
> Nicolai


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