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From jan i <>
Subject Re: 64bit port.
Date Fri, 15 May 2015 16:23:22 GMT
On 15 May 2015 at 18:12, Peter Kelly <> wrote:

> Awesome :)
> I actually ran into a 64 bit-related problem today as I was trying to
> build the Qt UI on windows, and realised I’d installed the 64 bit version
> of Qt whereas the rest of the code was 32-bit, and thus VS refused to link
> against it.
I had the same issue a while ago, thus my detour.

> I’m just making some time now to hopefully get a bit more into
> development, and I want to focus on getting the Qt app into a state where
> people can easily come in and contribute to it. I think UI work will be a
> nice attractive thing for new (and existing!) developers and will finally
> let us have an end-user app where we can show off something interesting.
Be aware that I can changes to a number of places in the code, to make it
compile with 64bit, mostly casting issues.

> I was going to wait until I’d done some more testing with Windows but I’ve
> pushed my fixes for Qt/Linux building now. All that required changing in
> the CMake config was to remove the hard-coded paths; if the qt bin
> directory is in your path then CMake will use one of the programs in there
> (qtdiag?) to figure out the include/lib paths. Once I did that on my Mac I
> found that I could build on both OS X and Linux (a couple of minor source
> changes were also required for the latter).
I expect to commit my changes this weekend.

> Once you’ve got your cmake changes committed, we should be good to enable
> the qt build by default. I’ve got build instructions for Linux now which
> I’m about to post to the wiki.

We do need to keep that component optional, due to the Qt license.

> Is there an Apache-official place where we can host the binaries, other
> than your home directory on people.? The latter is probably sufficient for
> the time being at least.
There are something called "apache extra" but that is floating right now,
so let us do what many projects does, use the homedir.

jan I.

> —
> Dr Peter M. Kelly
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> > On 15 May 2015, at 10:52 pm, jan i <> wrote:
> >
> > Hi.
> >
> > I finally got all the libraries we need to compile in 32bit and 64bit, so
> > now I can continue.
> >
> > I have made all the sources (with setup) available
> >
> >
> > And a set (32/64 bit) ready for download
> >
> >
> > I will now integrate them and test them in my work branch, then merge
> them
> > to master and
> > write new windows build instructions.
> >
> > rgds
> > jan i.

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