Request to make Wayland hard build dependency in KWin starting with Plasma 5.5

Eric Hameleers alien at
Thu Jul 16 13:22:43 UTC 2015

On Thu, 16 Jul 2015, Martin Gräßlin wrote:

> On Thursday 16 July 2015 02:54:17 Eric Hameleers wrote:
>> An xkbcommon package would have to be added to my repository  as a new
>> dependency but that is not an issue for me.
>> So, no objections from me for the hard build requirements.
> A small note on xkbcommon: Qt/xcb also requires it. Please make sure that Qt
> is built with a system xkbcommon, otherwise it picks the one bundled in 3rd-
> party and that has resulted in crashes in KWin in the past if KWin is build
> with a system xkbcommon.

My Qt5 so far has been built using the 3rdparty source which is part 
of the qt tarball. Once I add xkbcommon as a system package I will 
have to recompile Qt5, is what you are telling? Is this a Qt5 bug that 
has not been addressed yet?

Cheers, Eric

Eric Hameleers <alien at>

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