[Qgis-developer] Questions and suggestion on build setup

Tom Elwertowski telwertowski at comcast.net
Wed Dec 6 00:09:58 EST 2006

Tim Sutton wrote:
>> Also, Qt 4.2 is now available as a dmg file so you might want to try
>> that as well. (Look in the 'previous versions' link which is actually
>> the complete Qt distribution directory.)
> Can you give a link to the dmg? I dont see it on the trolls site anywhere?

The link to the 'previous versions' (actually all versions) directory is 
on line 17 of the Qt/Mac download page:

The link target is:

The current Mac dmg is:

The quality seems to be closer to RC than final which may be why they 
don't advertise it.

It will place files in the following directories:

After installation, I needed to change QT_EDITION_UNKNOWN to 
/Library/Frameworks/QtCore.framework/Headers/qconfig.h to get anything 
to compile.

It created the symbolic link /usr/local/Qt4.2/mkspecs/default pointing 
to macx-xcode. I changed it to macx-g++ which is what the Qt source 
build creates. I think this only matters for qmake.


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