[PyKDE] '[QT_INSTALL_LIBS]' is not defined.

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Wed Dec 21 15:43:41 GMT 2005

On Wednesday 21 December 2005 3:36 pm, Rob deFriesse wrote:
> I am attempting to build sip-4.3.2 with Qt-4.1.0 (open source), of FreeBSD
> 5.4. I am seeing this message as soon as I attempt to configure sip:
>   rob:rob/build/sip-4.3.2} python configure.py
>   Error: /usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.1.0/mkspecs/default/qmake.conf: macro
>   '[QT_INSTALL_LIBS]' is not defined.
> This appears to be the same problem that  Alistair Culf described in an
> email dated July 28 of this year.  Sebas implies that version 4 of sip
> might solve the problem.  (Both messages are included below.)  In fact, the
> "PyQt - Roadmap" web page
> (http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/pyqt/roadmap.php) also implies this.
> What is the situation?  Can sip 4.3.2 be built with Qt 4.1.0?  If so, how?
> Could this be a problem with Qt 4?  My installation of Qt uses
> "mkspecs/freebsd-g++/qmake.conf" which contains the symbol above.
> (Actually, it appears in the qmake.conf files for many platforms.)
> According to the Qt documentation for qmake, this is valid syntax. 
> However, it doesn't seem to be defined.  If this is a Qt problem, maybe I
> should nag Trolltech.
> Any information would be appreciated.  Thank you.

You need a current SIP snapshot.


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