[Development] Dependencies of Qt5

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Oct 31 15:38:27 CET 2012

On quarta-feira, 31 de outubro de 2012 10.28.12, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > Simon: what's the difference between flex and win_flex? Note that there's
> > a
> > flex with msysgit, so if we used flex instead of win_flex, it would make
> > setups easier.
> The issue comes from GnuWin32 having a version of flex that is too old for 
> Angle. In WebKit land we've told people to install the GNU tools from the 
> GnuWin32 distribution (gperf, etc.) and unfortunately the version there is 
> outdated. Hence the discovery of win_flex.
> I suppose a better solution would be to have a real configure check for flex
> in  qtbase and see if the version in PATH is new enough. We can still try
> to use a copy of qt5.git/gnuwin32 as fallback if we can locate it.

What is the minimum required version?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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