[pkg-bacula-devel] Converting BAT to qt5

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Thu Feb 22 19:48:11 UTC 2018

On 22.02.2018 19:48, Carsten Leonhardt wrote:
> Hi Sven,
>> Right. I got it working, but the Gentoo guys do some strange stuff to
>> work around Qt5.9 strangeness. But if I don't do the same arkane magick
>> in debian/rules, it will not work.
>> I have updated the qt5 branch and compile tested on Sid/amd64.
> great :-)

The manual trickery for bat works (while being hideously ugly), but I
don't claim to understand how and why.

qmake and libtool or qmake+libtool are something I am not able to grasp
in any shape or form.

Maybe someone with a bit more understanding of the moving parts involved
here can see where the problem lies and how to fix or work around the
problem properly.

> I hope to have time to move the repository to salsa soon, after that a
> release would make sense.

I'd also like to propose a backport of 9.0.6, since the next Ubuntu LTS
will have a 9.0.6 FD and it would be nice if users of Debian Stretch can
backup their Ubuntu systems without having to manually install a


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