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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] tqt3/qt3, libart

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 23:46:53 -0600
>> tqt3 is a modified version of Qt3 which allows the use of
>> Qt4 classes in
>> new TDE programs, and is preferred over qt3 when compiling
>> TDE.
> Ok. Why would somebody build with qt3 rather than tqt3? Why don't we
> delete qt3?

We maintain Qt3 for anyone who wants to use it.  TQt3 is autogenerated
from Qt3, so any bugs patched in Qt3 propagate to TQt3.  This keeps both
source trees up to date and maintains our upstream status for Qt3. ;-)

>> libart is the new upstream location of a small, useful
>> graphics library
>> that TDE and other projects need to function.  It
> Which TDE packages use libart?

tdebase (kicker).

>> should replace any
>> version of libart provided by the distribtion maintainers,
>> as those older
>> versions contain a bug that can cause crashes under TDE.
> Past my bed time. :) I checked my package list and there is a
> libart_lgpl-2.3.20-i486-1 installed. One of the many packages I never paid
> any attention.
> What kind of problems would we see if we don't install the TDE version of
> libart?