[Interest] Help with Qt 5.6.1-1 32-bit build errors

Mike Chinander chinander at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 18:10:33 CEST 2016

Looks like it could be related to this bug report:

Did you try re-running nmake/jom after you got this error?

On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Bob Hood <bhood2 at comcast.net> wrote:

> I'm trying to build Qt 5.6.1-1 32-bit licensed static using Visual Studio
> 2013.  I am configuring with the following command:
> configure -commercial -confirm-license -static -prefix
> Q:\Qt\5.6.1\32_static -mp -release -nomake examples -no-qml-debug
> -no-compile-examples -nomake tests -opengl desktop
> I have successfully built 64-bit versions, static and DLL, licensed and
> open source, with similar config commands just prior to attempting the
> 32-bit builds.  At some point in the 32-bit build, I'm getting:
> LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file
> 'D:\Qt\build\32_static\qtimageformats\plugins\imageformats\qwebp.lib'
> I read that the webkit had been removed from the 5.6 distribution (I'm
> using the source tarballs), but it looks like there's some kind of
> dependency upon it anyway.  I configured the 64-bit builds with ICU, but I
> did not with 32-bit because we don't want the webkit builds in the 32-bit
> static.  I tried adding the '-skip qtwebkit' command (which works fine for
> prior Qt versions), but then I get the different build error:
> Attempting to skip non-existent module qtwebkit.
> Error: File Makefile doesn't exist.
> Removing '-skip qtwebkit' from the config line leads me to the link error
> with the image format plug-in.
> Do I now need to provide ICU to the 32-bit builds even though we *aren't*
> building the webkit module, or is there some new means of disabling the
> webkit as part of that type of build?  I'd appreciate any insights here.
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