[Qgis-user] Mac QGIS using Qt4.5
telwertowski at comcast.net
Wed Dec 31 00:01:48 EST 2008
John C. Tull wrote:
> Have you tried building with the qt-4.5 beta that recently was released?
> I'm trying with the binary from trolltech (have not tried a source build
> yet), but seem to be hitting some issues with international support
> (maybe the binary does not have that included; it's not a big download).
> The grass plugin also appears to still be a problem.
Here are the latest patches for Qt4.5:
The lrelease messages are right. There are duplicate strings in the .ts
files. I first saw this a few weeks ago and thought it was a bad Qt
It looks like older versions of lupdate were extracting the degree and
copyright symbols as ° and ©. Newer versions extract the symbol
unmodified and add "encoding=UTF-8." Old strings are tagged "obsolete"
but never removed; the translators decide for themselves whether to
remove old strings or save them for potential reuse if they expect
similar phrases to reappear. Qt4.4 ignores the duplicates but Qt4.5 now
doesn't. Since the message is at least three weeks old, I assume it's
The grass shell still uses Q3TextEdit so a patch is needed or you need
to build Qt with 64bit support disabled and Qt3Support enabled. The
patch does not render large blocks of output correctly but covering and
uncovering the window will show the correct output.
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