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27 Sep 2022 20:01:10 EDT (-0400)
  Re: qtpovray and debian  
From: dick balaska
Date: 22 Jun 2018 18:55:57
Message: <5b2d7e7d$1@news.povray.org>
On 06/22/2018 06:30 PM, jr wrote:
> "jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>> clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
>>>> g++ ...
>>> ... you need to smuggle a `-std=c++11` or `-std=gnu++11` into the g++ command
line. ...
> spot on.  adding that option allows the process to progress until make enters
> the 'qt/gui' directory, when compilation fails with missing headers (eg
> QtWidgets).

The correct magic words are
CONFIG += c++11

in each of the .pro files.

> I'll need to think whether I really want to upgrade (from 4.8.7) to 5.11, I

I don't think qtpovray will build with Qt-4.8.

> remember it (building from source) being a seriously lengthy affair in 2010 or
> so.  

which is why I finally switched from slackware to ubuntu.  Upgrading 
apache and tomcat and php just became more tedious than I wanted.

> in addition, I have not even found the source archive on the qt-project.org
> website yet, only link(s) to online installers.  </sigh>

On 06/22/2018 12:12 PM, jr wrote:
 > btw, replying to clipka you wrote: "99% of packages don't do symlinks."
 > the Slackware 'makepkg' does, just like .. "the big boys".:-)

Yes.  If you want to see symlink hell try RedHat.  Everything is 
minimally a symlink to a symlink. Everything; even the files in /etc
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