[LAU] [ANN] Qtractor 0.6.6 - The Lazy Tachyon is out!

Rui Nuno Capela rui.capela at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 15:27:16 UTC 2015

On 03/30/2015 04:10 PM, Dale Kazakore Powell wrote:
> On 30/03/15 21:49, Rui Nuno Capela wrote:
>> On 03/30/2015 03:44 PM, Rui Nuno Capela wrote:
>>>> OK. One must set (export) a QT_SELECT=4 or such before running
>>>> ./configure.
>>>> Since qmake never needed such an environment variable or argument
>>>> before, I do
>>>> consider this a bug. An example is that the ./configure here did not
>>>> set that
>>>> variable or supply an argument based on choices made by its qt choice
>>>> argment.
>>>> No one knew one needed it and the ./configure --help said that qt4 was
>>>> default.
>>>> So Rui, please implement (and the default qt4) in the configure.
>>> excuse me :)
>>> qtchooser, and thus the QT_SELECT switch, is probably a debian exclusive
>>> thing, meaning that it's specific to some debian packaging policy,
>>> organization and whatever--it is NOT a Qt thing and might not apply to
>>> other distros or environments so easily, mainly because there's no
>>> qtchooser package installed nor even available.
>> might be mistaken however ;)
>> byee
> Definitely seems to be part of Qt.
> https://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qtchooser/source/ae5eeef85c9a818bfa6a3e03511e3935e9abe01f:
> http://qt-project.org/search?search=qtchooser

so i was mistaken when sadd qtchooser is not a qt thing. my bad ;)

but the rest of the excuse still applies:

the onus of the desired/current QT_SELECT setting should be left to the 
user and not hard-coded on a configure script, at least for the time being.

rncbc aka. Rui Nuno Capela

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