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author Dave Woodfall <>2020-04-06 04:53:25 +0100
committer Dave Woodfall <>2020-04-06 04:57:55 +0100
commit11ecf66887fd599e7c2664fd0fbe24e8a40ad415 (patch)
parent1c4cb7751c0fc256154bde487b02605a45133282 (diff)
libraries/qt5-legacy: Update README
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 35 deletions
diff --git a/libraries/qt5-legacy/README b/libraries/qt5-legacy/README
index 5a5ed06ccc..7cb3c58c21 100644
--- a/libraries/qt5-legacy/README
+++ b/libraries/qt5-legacy/README
@@ -2,6 +2,8 @@ Qt is a cross-platform C++ application framework. Qt's
primary feature is its rich set of widgets that provide
standard GUI functionality.
+This is a legacy build of the old 5.9.x LTS version.
The following are optional dependencies that Qt will link
against if they are detected at build time:
@@ -13,33 +15,33 @@ OPTIONS
To use Qt's built-in ccache option:
- CCACHE=yes ./qt5.SlackBuild
+ CCACHE=yes ./qt5-legacy.SlackBuild
To build the documentation:
- DOCS=yes ./qt5.SlackBuild
+ DOCS=yes ./qt5-legacy.SlackBuild
To build the examples:
- EXAMPLES=yes ./qt5.SlackBuild
+ EXAMPLES=yes ./qt5-legacy.SlackBuild
To build support for proprietary media codecs:
- PROPRIETARY_CODECS=yes ./qt5.SlackBuild
+ PROPRIETARY_CODECS=yes ./qt5-legacy.SlackBuild
(this will produce a non-redistributable package in some
To disable support for pulseaudio:
- PULSEAUDIO=no ./qt5.SlackBuild
+ PULSEAUDIO=no ./qt5-legacy.SlackBuild
(Qt will automatically detect if pulseaudio is not installed
at build time and disable it if it is missing.)
To NOT build qtwebengine (EXPERIMENTAL):
- WEBENGINE=no ./qt5.SlackBuild
+ WEBENGINE=no ./qt5-legacy.SlackBuild
Combine any or all of the above.
@@ -48,37 +50,13 @@ Combine any or all of the above.
-After upgrading Qt5 it is important to rebuild qt5ct too, if
-it is installed, or some applications may not display or
-function correctly.
-There is a qt5-legacy (5.7.1) SlackBuild that is available
-for older applications that do not run correctly with this
-version. However it will not coexist with this version.
+After upgrading qt5-legacy it is important to rebuild qt5ct
+too, if it is installed, or some applications may not
+display or function correctly.
Please report any problems about applications that don't
-work correctly to the Qt5 maintainer or to the mailing list.
-* Using ccache should speed up subsequent rebuilds, but may
- be slower for first time or one-off builds.
-* Building the documentation and/or examples creates a
- significantly larger package.
-* Successfully tested so far without webengine (VERY quick
- tests):
- QMPlay2
- qt5ct
- qbittorrent-qt5
- speedcrunch
- qca-qt5
- psi-plus
- sddm
+work correctly to the qt5-legacy maintainer or to the
+mailing list.