Problem installing/upgrading QT3.2

Larry Rosenman ler at
Sat Sep 20 18:19:26 PDT 2003

and then Arts blows up trying to configure from Ports.

This is a MESS.


--On Sunday, September 21, 2003 03:14:06 +0200 Lauri Watts <lauri at> 

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> On Sunday 21 September 2003 04.24, Dragoncrest wrote:
>> > Bad philosophy!
>> > In that case, revert the Qt port back to the previous working Qt 3.1
>> > port ASAP and fix it in the meantime.
>> >
>>  >>      Actually, he said he used the package off of the freebsd website
>> to reinstall the older version and by doing that he's up and running
>> again.  So he's good there.  Myself, I haven't had this issue with QT to
>> date.  >> It's installed and upgraded fine for me.  But then again I've
>> been lucky so far too.  No major issues at all with KDE...yet.  (*crosses
>> fingers*)
>>          Ok, I withdraw my previous statement.  It appears I'm now having
>> the same issues he is.  Decided to do a CVS update on my ports then check
>> my KDE versions.  Found out I didn't have the latest version like I
>> thought, so I tried updating QT as well and got the exact same issue he
>> did to the letter.  So I'm guessing the port is broken somehow.  Oh
>> well, I guess I wait for a patched version right along with the rest of
>> ya.
> Patch may be a while forthcoming,  Qt seems to think your machines are
> running  windows during the install, when they perfectly well figured out
> they weren't  during the build.
> In any case, it appears that the fix at this point is simply uninstall
> any  existing Qt version, and install the new one.  Packages are
> available for  4-STABLE and 5.1-RELEASE, instructions at the second
> address in my .sig
> Regards,
> - --
> Lauri Watts
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