Bug#653903: transition: qt4-x11 multiarch
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 11:20 PM, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 01:21:09PM +0200, Fathi Boudra wrote:
>> An initial mail has been sent to pkg-kde-talk mailing list and a wiki
>> page is available to track our progress.
>> The transition could happen once Qt 4.7.4/QtWebKit 2.2.0 migrate to
>> testing. Qt 4.8.0/QtWebKit 2.2.1 with multiarch support have been
>> uploaded to experimental. Some other packages will be uploaded to
>>  http://wiki.debian.org/QtMultiarchTransition
> Why did you only refer to cmake etc. using packages and not for packages
> with "normal" ./configure etc.?
In Qt world, "normal" build system are qmake/cmake and are more the
Software using autotools are most likely always using a custom rule to
get Qt related information and build.
> Did you try to rebuild them? Especially
> if they need stuff like $QT4DIR etc which seems quite common?
No, I didn't tried to rebuild these cases. As mentioned, they aren't
common, but that's not the point.
You're right, I should cover them as well.
> At least libreoffice will need the following patch to not FTBFS:
> (Will cherry-pick.)
IMO, this patch is incorrect (and can't be upstreamed btw), you should
rely on qmake and in your case and grab the output of `qmake -query
Thanks for the reminder, I missed to cover packages using autotools.