[Interest] compiling missing sql driver plugins

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Jan 24 01:09:15 CET 2017

On terça-feira, 24 de janeiro de 2017 10:54:53 PST Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> The Qt sources include an SQL driver plugin for Interbase/Firebird which
> is not included in the binary distributions. Is there a way to compile
> it without recompiling all of Qt?

Yes. Download the qtbase source, cd into the dir containing the plugin, qmake 
&& make.

You may need to pass some variables to qmake to tell where the headers for 
those libraries are.

> We've been doing it for a while by going to the source plugin directory
> and running qmake then compiling, but this has broken on 5.8 due to the
> new QMAKE_USE referring to library definitions sourced from elsewhere.
> So I wonder if there is an official way instead.

Oh... well, that needs to be fixed somehow.


Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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