[Development] qt5.8 : configuring the use of PulseAudio and/or GStreamer

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at qt.io
Thu Jan 19 11:56:52 CET 2017

On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:57:34PM +0100, René J. V. Bertin wrote:
> Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > if you're doing a top-level build, you just pass it to configure.
> But how? Configure now yells on -no-pulseaudio :
> >> ERROR: Unknown command line option '-no-pulseaudio'.
> And that error comes from qmake, possibly because it doesn't know this option 
> when processing qtbase.pro (and that it needs to be instructed to cache unknown 
> options for later perusal)?
> I tried "-no-feature-pulseaudio", which leads to
> ERROR: Enabling/Disabling unknown feature 'pulseaudio'.
> (at least the option is recognised).
that's what happens when you don't follow my instructions. i explicitly
told you that the configure approach is for a top-level (qt5.git) build.

> > otherwise, "qmake <srcdir> -- -no-pulseaudio -no-gstreamer".
> > 
*this* is the syntax you need. _in qtmultimedia_.

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