[Lazarus] Alternative widget sets

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Mon Nov 1 21:21:08 CET 2010

Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Henry Vermaak wrote:
>>>> If I try to build for Qt I always end up with messages about a missing
>>>> qt4pas library: what is this and where am I supposed to get it?
>>> http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/Qt_Interface
>> Thanks Henry, I'll see what I can do with that later in the day.
> I don't think I'm going to get it working without butchery. Debian 
> stable ("Lenny") includes Qt 4.4.3 which is definitely to old for Qt4Pas 
> (v2.1)- error message during compilation followed by much grue. Qt4intf 
> v1.72 might possibly be better but I'd need to regress to Lazarus older 
> than 21913, unless there's magic to tell the current revision to use the 
> old library name.
> I'm rather reluctant to try loading newer versions of the Qt library- 
> this machine might be needed for business-critical stuff at short notice 
> and I really don't want to break anything.
> For the moment that leaves me stuck with GTK 1+2. I might possibly port 
> the project to Windows at some point but that would mean rewriting 
> serial comms stuff... easy enough but not this week.

Works nicely with the libqt4pas-dev available for Debian 6.0 "Squeeze".

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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