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Bug 634780 - app-text/fbreader - depends on deprecated Qt4 (patch for Qt5 available)
Summary: app-text/fbreader - depends on deprecated Qt4 (patch for Qt5 available)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Andrey Grozin
Keywords: PATCH
Depends on:
Blocks: qt4-removal
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Reported: 2017-10-19 15:32 UTC by Andreas Sturmlechner
Modified: 2017-10-20 14:58 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2017-10-19 15:32:44 UTC
Qt4 is dead and in the process of being removed from the tree. While the fbreader project itself seems to be dead, a user has come up with a patch that ports the necessary parts of the code to build with Qt5, see $URL for the Gentoo github PR.

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Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2017-10-20 14:58:11 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 1c8ade17b1cc2c36b0a782a1e7d7dde2bdb64427
Author:     Andrey Grozin <>
AuthorDate: 2017-10-20 14:56:15 +0000
Commit:     Andrey Grozin <>
CommitDate: 2017-10-20 14:57:36 +0000

    app-text/fbreader: use Qt-5
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.11, Repoman-2.3.3

 app-text/fbreader/fbreader-0.99.4-r3.ebuild       |  95 ++++
 app-text/fbreader/files/fbreader-0.99.4-qt5.patch | 573 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 668 insertions(+)