[Interest] question about windows installation

Darren Dale dsdale24 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 23:25:11 CEST 2014

On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 4:27 PM, Darren Dale <dsdale24 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been working on a relocatable Qt5 conda package, which patches the
> hardcoded paths in the Qt5Core.dll and qmake.exe files. However, there are
> a number of .lib and .prl files that conda is having trouble fixing the
> paths because they use double backslashes "\\\\" for the path separator.
> Why are double backslashes used? And what purpose do the .lib  and .prl
> files serve? If I'm only using strictly static linking, do I need them? Is
> it really necessary to use "\\\\" as the path separators? That is, could I
> replace those with "/" or "\\"?

Sorry, I meant to say, if I'm only using dynamic linking via the dll's
installed on the path. The reason I ask is, I can install qt5, relocate it,
run designer, `qmake -query` gives accurate output, but qmake gives me
errors about not finding .lib files.
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