Bug#682726: [linux-source-3.4] make xconfig: "Unable to find the QT4 tool qmake."
Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> If by 'optional dependencies' you mean assuming a feature provided by a
> package on which the dependency is not declared as absolute, there are
> certainly solutions; declare the dependency as absolute or stop assuming the
> feature's presence.
Neither of those would be appropriate in this case.
However, if you'd like to improve the error message, that would
probably be a welcome change upstream. Upstream would be the place to
propose such a change (with a patch); it does not seem worth tracking
Thanks for your help,