[LAU] [OT] qt4/qt5 on same system ?

Wayne DePrince Jr. waynedpj at in-giro.org
Wed Mar 25 13:11:51 UTC 2015

Il giorno Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:02:47 -0400
Dave Phillips <dlphillips at woh.rr.com> ha scritto:

> Greetings,
> Is anyone here successfully running a parallel installation of Qt4 and 
> Qt5 ? I want to install the latest SuperCollider3 which now requires 
> Qt5. I'm on Fedora 19 with Planet CCRMA extensions, it's been happy with 
> Qt4, but now I need to consider installing Qt5. The question: Can I go 
> ahead and install Qt5 in parallel with the existing Qt4 ? If there are 
> known problems with Linux audio software perhaps someone is already 
> aware of them and can warn me before I take action.
> I'm particularly wary of this kind of thing. I recently hosed an entire 
> system during a routine installation of components from the F19 repos - 
> yes, in certain circumstances Fedora will quietly let you destroy your 
> system without warning - and I'd like to avoid a repeat of that scenario.
> Best,
> dp

	i am not sure if it applies for Fedora, but here in Gentoo/Sabayon land i have Qt 4&5 coexisting harmoniously.  hope that helps.

peace, w

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