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wxWidgets, QT4, for Puppy 4.3.1?
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PostPosted: Mon 21 May 2012, 06:38    Post subject:  wxWidgets, QT4, for Puppy 4.3.1?  

Are there any existing packages for either wxWidgets or QT4 (probably 4.5 or better) that work with Puppy 4.3.1 and include the dev headers?
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PostPosted: Mon 21 May 2012, 07:42    Post subject:  

Not sure about qt4, but I think this wxGTK-2.8.8.pet should work.
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PostPosted: Tue 22 May 2012, 20:12    Post subject:  

I don't know... I've tried compiling one program, [url=http://comical.sourceforge.net/]Comical[/u], but didn't get very far. Of course, it probably doesn't help that Comical's supposedly a pain to try to compile. Smile

I think it was supposedly picky about the version of wxWidgets it's compiled against, for starters. Do most wxWidgets programs generally want a specific version of wxWidgets? (Other than just "vX.X.X or higher," I mean.)

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PostPosted: Wed 23 May 2012, 09:29    Post subject:  

I just dowloaded comical v0.8 source, extracted it, installed the wxGtk package I mentioned above, then , after first changing line 5 of the Makefile from:

Code:
prefix = /usr/local


to:

Code:
prefix = /usr


received this error, after running make:

Code:
ComicalApp.cpp:63: error: invalid use of undefined type `struct wxIcon


Opening that file, & checking line 63, there is, for a mac:

Code:
#if !defined(__WXMAC__) && !defined(__WXCOCOA__)
   frame->SetIcon(wxICON(comical));
#endif


Then, just by deleting those 3 lines, 62-64, it then compiled fine.
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PostPosted: Wed 23 May 2012, 09:35    Post subject:  

Makoto,

I just re-read & saw you were asking specifically for p431. While I compiled comical on p525, I'm pretty sure the wxGtk package, above, was originally compiled on p412, so should work fine with p431. Let us know if you have problems getting it to work.
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PostPosted: Wed 23 May 2012, 17:19    Post subject:  

It does seem to work, though it does still throw a large number of warnings. Smile
(Actually, there's supposed to be some far more recent work done on Comical since the 0.8 version, in the SVN... but I haven't looked at it.) I haven't had time to test my build beyond the usual 'does it open when I click on it' test, however. Very Happy

I'm wondering if Qt 4.6 can be built on 4.3.1, for programs like this, among others. Of course, if there's any other way to quickly view OBJ models than loading them into a full-fledged renderer like Blender, and spend time trying to make it look right...
I'd been told once that Qt 4.5 and higher wouldn't work with the kernels in the 4.3.1 Puppies, but even then, they weren't sure. Neutral
(then again, I'd probably still have to update qmake on this system (I'd done that with my previous Puppy setup, but not this one...)

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