[Development] How to get Qt_5.9.1_PRIVATE_API

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Oct 11 22:39:03 CEST 2017

Thiago Macieira wrote:

> On terça-feira, 10 de outubro de 2017 23:56:08 PDT Martin Koller wrote:
>> Hi,
>> on openSuse 42.2 I have a self-built 5.9.1 version and also the openSuse
>> 5.9.1 installed one. For some reason (which is not important for my
>> question) my application picks up the openSuse library but fails with the
>> error
>> libQt5Core.so.5: version `Qt_5.9.1_PRIVATE_API' not found (required by
>> /usr/lib64/libQt5Quick.so.5)
>> I just want to know how do I have to configure my self-built Qt so that
>> the missing private_api symbol is included?
> Apply the patch found in the qtbase package from the OpenSUSE repository.
> It's non-standard.

The patch's purpose looks appealing, are there "reasons(tm)" it cannot be 
used by default upstream?

-- Rex

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