building dbus with qt support

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Dec 29 12:34:07 PST 2004

On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 03:31:48PM -0500, Chris Lewis wrote:
> I am trying to build dbus (0.22) with qt (3.3.2) support an slackware 
> 10.0 without success. When i pass configure --enable-qt, it fails with 
> the messages:
> configure: WARNING: Qt development libraries not found
> configure: error: Qt integration explicitly required, and Qt libraries 
> not found
> Qt is installed at /usr/lib/qt (symlink to /usr/lib/qt-3.3.2), QTDIR is 
> set to /usr/lib/qt, /usr/lib/qt/lib is in ld path, and 
> CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH includes $QTDIR/include. I am not sure what could be 
> wrong and --help does not offer any hints in this regard.

The configure test is lying; it's actually looking for a KDE library
(libkdecore, IIRC; either way, from kdelibs), because stealing the
CFLAGS for Qt from there is much easier than figuring it out.

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