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MkS & Qt 4.5.x on recents Linux distributions

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Hi,

Some of you may already see the problem but for the others here is the current problem :
Due to important changes in the Qt 4.5.x library & QScintilla, MkS will most likely not works well ( ui bugs and unusable embed Designer ).
We already fixed all all major problem in the svn v2/branches/dev.
I have some small bugs to fixe and we will release a new version approximatively the next week.
The actual debian package ( and probably all others ) are no longer compatible.
You have 2 way of getting that fixed :

  • 1/ Get the svn copy from path : v2/branches/dev, patch the config.pri file ( replace 'debug' by 'release' in the 'CONFIG' variable ) and build it yourself: you will have the most recent mks version with full Qt 4.5 support.
  • 2/ Wait the official package scheduled for the next week.

Enjoy !

Comments

There is another way to fix

There is another way to fix it, if you have kept an older version of QT sources : as qt, when compiled at least, is installed in a non-standard location (/user/local/Trolltech/QT-4.xxxx), compiling an older version of qt wonot interfere with newer versions of Qt (used for a desktop : else, it could be annoying) and then , from the console (therefore , if it doesnot work, it doest not do any harm), adding
export PATH=/user/local/Trolltech/QT-4.xxxx_old_version/bin:$PATH and compiling
monkeystudio (I suppose there is a g++, but it is not that illogical....) might work as before - this is more comfortable than using svn, if one is not connected to the net - old versions of QT sources can be found via rpmfind in cybercafés (if you use rpms, just take qt*src.rpms, there is a script called rpmtotgz google can find and then you can untar the tgz and compile almost the usual way), and stable versions are more easy to download from Windows).

denis

qt-4.5.1 in KDEMOD/Chakra

New packages for ARCH gnu/Linux based distrobutions like Chakra you can find here:

http://monkeystudio.org/node/59

It has the latest svn build to fix the qt-4.5.x problem. Since Chakra/KDEMOD uses qt-4.5.1 now,
I really don't know if we'll have even more problems now. ... keep in mind I've a direct contact to pasnox,
so we will come up with an solution. Pasnox, keep up your great work.

regards

Phil

The incompatibility is not Ubuntu specific (at least it seems)

I had the same issue with OpenSuse and qt-4.5.1 and MKS -1.8.3.2.(tar.gz ) this week end.... after having both of them compiled...

denis

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Does the current svn

Does the current svn branches/dev fix your problem ?

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