[Interest] Building the latest Qt 5.X

Scott Aron Bloom scott.bloom at onshorecs.com
Fri Jan 23 02:14:56 CET 2015

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From: interest-bounces+scott=onshorecs.com at qt-project.org [mailto:interest-bounces+scott=onshorecs.com at qt-project.org] On Behalf Of Thiago Macieira
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2015 16:57 PM
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Subject: Re: [Interest] Building the latest Qt 5.X

On Friday 23 January 2015 00:09:57 Scott Aron Bloom wrote:
> Is there a cookbook, for downloading the zip/tarball for Qt 5.X and 
> building it?

This is how:

> I have always built on linux, by simply running configure, then make, 
> then make install.

Any problems with this?
Yea, it doesn't include the necessary packages, such as Webkit

> For Linux (CentOS 5 and 6) it's a corporate requirement, we build 
> against the DEFAULT versions of GCC, 4.1.2 on CentOS 5 I know old as 
> snot, and
> 4.4.7 on CentOS 6.  Unless someone can advise on how to build with a 
> newer version and ship ALL dependencies and make sure they all get 
> picked up properly by our customers and have it still work :)...

GCC 4.4 is old and going out of support for us soon; 4.1 is positively ancient and there may be dragons.

Understood.. Any recommendations on how to move to the latest GCC and ship all the runtime libraries for a closed source LGPL compatible application?

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