[Development] Qt Static Package

Carlos Enrique Pérez Sánchez ceperez1996 at gmail.com
Tue May 14 23:48:37 CEST 2019

Sadly, the compilation just fails (from the configure step) if I don't
specify such target architecture with an error related to OpenGL (it cannot
found some libs). However, I will give it another try without specifying
the platform and post the output here if fails again.
Thanks for reply.

El mar., 14 may. 2019 a las 17:39, Allan Sandfeld Jensen (<kde at carewolf.com>)

> On Dienstag, 14. Mai 2019 20:52:31 CEST Carlos Enrique Pérez Sánchez wrote:
> > *Conclusions:*
> > Building Qt on Windows *is clearly documented* and *works as expected*.
> > Building Qt for Linux *is not clearly documented*, for example, most
> users
> > fail to compile Qt for Linux because they not specify the target mkspec
> > platform (which is no needed under Windows). That should be documented.
> > Also, there are too much dependences in the resulting static executable.
> You don't need to specify a platform on Linux either, and I would
> recommend
> against it. The default is linux-g++ and that works by using the default
> g++
> and default architecture. linux-g++-64 is for building 64bit apps on old
> distros where 64bit is not the default or for some other reason still uses
> lib64 dirs but they aren't in the default library search path. On neon
> being
> Debian based using linux-g++-64 is just wrong, they never had lib64 dirs.
> Best regards
> 'Allan
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