[PyKDE] PyQt configure & qt

Phil Thompson phil at river-bank.demon.co.uk
Sun May 13 19:12:24 BST 2001

Hollis R Blanchard wrote:
> Small bug report:
>         PyQt 2.4's configure script seems to find qt where it isn't:
>         checking for -lqt... /usr/lib
>         libqt is really in /usr/lib/qt-2.3.0/lib. It's worth noting that QTDIR is
>         unset at this point (because it's in an automated build system), but if
>         configure is really incapable of finding it, complaining would be better
>         than assuming /usr/lib I think. :)
>         So of course immediately I got the following:
>                 c++ -fno-exceptions -O2 -o sip_helper sip_helper.o  -lqt -lXext -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lSM -lICE -lX11
>                 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lqt

What is the output of running 'ls /usr/lib/qt*' ?

> Also, I had to add %{pythonver} to the spec (I can't remember if it was sip or
> PyQt 2.2 that I saw that in), as well as --with-python-includes and
> --with-python-modules in order to allow PyQt to build with either Python 1.5
> (which some people are still using) or 2.x. (Would using --with-python=1.5
> take care of both of those for me?) I'd be happy to send a diff if anyone's
> interested.

diff please.

> I saw the earlier email about --with-python= not working 100%; are there any
> plans to fix that? In my case, I'm building on a system where /usr/bin/python
> is 1.5, and python2 is /usr/bin/python2[.1]. Thought I'm concentrating on
> python 1.5 right now, I suspect that would prevent me from completing a python2
> build of PyQt.

It's fixed in the CVS.


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