Handle error "You must build your code with position independent code if Qt was built with -reduce-relocations. " in cmake

• Mar 26, 2015 - 01:57
Type
Functional
Severity
S4 - Minor
Status
needs info
Project

It'd be more elegant to handle the `qt` error "You must build your code with position independent code if Qt was built with -reduce-relocations. " in `cmake` because it'd provide more visibility than in `make`.

experienced with c887ce2106e23743ba0dfeea6f59fffd9b4757eb with qt 4.8.6 build on Ubuntu 14.10 amd64 with Linux 3.19.2


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MuseScore git version will not work with 4.8.6. Can you explain what you mean by in cmake instead of make? How would you do that? pull request welcome.

> MuseScore git version will not work with 4.8.6.

That is exactly what I mean what `cmake` should check and refuse (i.e. fail). Currently it doesn't fail and `make` produces cryptic compilation errors ("cryptic" in comparison to a `cmake` error message like "QT 5.4 not found." or "QT 5.4 not found. Get it from [URL]").

It doesn't work at all, i.e. absence of qt5 and presence of 4.8.6 installation from source doesn't make `cmake` fail, but therefore `make` as described. How to debug?