[Interest] Building Qt from Git: Information on version of external libraries
annulen at yandex.ru
Thu Aug 22 16:27:22 CEST 2019
22.08.2019, 17:23, "Rainer Wiesenfarth" <rainer_wiesenfarth at trimble.com>:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2019 at 4:07 PM Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
>> 22.08.2019, 17:01, "Rainer Wiesenfarth" <rainer_wiesenfarth at trimble.com>:
>>> I am trying to build Qt (in my case: 5.12.4) from Git and came along the external ICU and OpenSSL libraries. Is there any page telling which version of the external libraries was used when building Qt?
>> When building Qt from sources you should better use newest available version, e.g. 64.1 for ICU. It doesn't really matter what version is used in official binaries.
> Hmm, yes and no. I fully agree that I should go as latest as possible, but if - like with ICU by the introduction of a namespace - the API has changed, the build will fail. I'd like to minimize those failing builds upfront... :-)
> So, I'd like to have a page telling me "was build using versions ..." to have a safe fallback, and a base to judge if the latest version of an external library might work or not.
Also, you can review provisioning scripts in  which are actually responsible for installing
software into Coin vm images.
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