Bug#875192: [simplescreenrecorder] Future Qt4 removal from Buster

gregor herrmann gregoa at debian.org
Sun Nov 26 13:42:51 UTC 2017

On Sun, 26 Nov 2017 13:33:41 +0000, James Cowgill wrote:

> > I have applied the patches with some slight modifications:
> > - Remove the duplicate QPainter include.
> > - Use DEB_CXXFLAGS_MAINT_APPEND instead of overriding QT5_CFLAGS.


> > I was about to write that that flag should be already present if the
> > project is using cmake or qmake. I have not checked the build system.
> The build system is autotools and it uses pkg-config to discover all the
> Qt libs and cflags etc. I did do some Google searching and I did notice
> that CMake would fix this up for you, but I couldn't find anything about
> this with autotools. I think adding -fPIC is fine for the moment, even
> if it's only a workaround.

Upstream's git repo shows a switch to CMake, so this temporary
workaround can probably be removed after the next release. (Or has to
be redone somehow differently if we're unlucky.)


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