[Interest] Unable to build Qt 5.12 on Ubuntu 14.04

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Mar 19 19:52:03 CET 2019

On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 09:40:42 PDT Calogero Mauceri wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to build Qt 5.12.2 on Ubuntu 14.04.
> I get the following error just after I launch the configure
> ERROR: Feature 'xcb' was enabled, but the pre-condition 'features.thread &&
> features.xkbcommon && libs.xcb' failed.
> here is the configure line I'm using
> ./configure -qt-zlib -fontconfig -qt-xcb
> I have libxcb1 and libxcb1-dev 1.10-2ubuntu1 installed on the system.
> I am building on a 32 bit system, but I get the same error on a 64 bit
> machine.
> Am I missing some other dependencies? Do you know how to check?

Yes, the error message told you which one: "features.xkbcommon && libs.xcb". 
Since you have installed the XCB libraries, you should check for xkbcommon 

If you have libxcb1-dev installed, why are you passing -qt-xcb? And, for that 
matter, why -qt-zlib? Just use your distro's packages for those.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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