Bug#656793: Port the Qt4 patch from cmake to autoconf

Reinhard Tartler siretart at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 19:17:18 UTC 2012

Package: dvbcut

See the forwarded mail from the upstream below. In order to get the
Qt4 patch submitted upstream properly, upstream requested to have it
ported to autoconf.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Michael Riepe <michael at mr511.de>
Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 7:05 PM
Subject: Re: [DVBCUT-devel] New dvbcut upstream snapshot in debian
To: DVBCUT development discussions <dvbcut-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>


On 01/21/12 13:23, Reinhard Tartler wrote:

> I see. What I understand is that the cmake build system is basically
> not blessed by upstream, and it was a mistake to settle on it in the
> debian package. Moreover, the qt4 patch in its current form only works
> with the cmake system.

Well, what's "blessed," as you call it, is the Qt3/autoconf combination.

Qt4/autoconf would be okay, too, as long as everybody is aware that
there's no way back once I incorporate the patch, and that the Qt3
version is effectively dead and buried at the same time.

> Therefore, you'd require the Qt4 port to work
> with the autoconf.

It must also work on Windows/MinGW, as the Qt3 port does. Let's not
forget that there are more operating systems than just Linux and its

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