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authorIikka Eklund <>2015-10-02 11:12:03 +0300
committerSimon Hausmann <>2015-10-12 05:25:20 +0000
commit6382845a6da84f54ddffd37ef526f4eac87f73a4 (patch)
tree94f7a5971cee9a55248968b00b8b0bca0706dccf /README
parent383b2585e367b54b5c60034480ad748b8d871d14 (diff)
Update build instructions for commercial licensees
Add build instructions for commercial licensees as well so that the same README covers both opensource and enterprise users. This removes the need having separate README file for commercial users. Change-Id: Ibd3012b428c6fa85f47c1c459d8029ebfce92046 Reviewed-by: Jani Heikkinen <> Reviewed-by: Oswald Buddenhagen <> Reviewed-by: Lars Knoll <>
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diff --git a/README b/README
index 8211fa47..ff169fe2 100644
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+++ b/README
@@ -39,11 +39,24 @@ HOW TO BUILD QT5
The "bin" folder of the ICU installation should be appended to the PATH
environment variable in order to for the DLLs to be found at run-time.
+ Licensing:
+ ----------
+ Opensource users:
+ <source_package> = qt-everywhere-opensource-src-<version>
+ <license> = -opensource
+ Commercial users:
+ <source_package> = qt-everywhere-enterprise-src-<version>
+ <license> = -commercial
Linux, Mac:
- cd <path>/qt-everywhere-opensource-src-<version>
- ./configure -prefix $PWD/qtbase -opensource -nomake tests
+ cd <path>/<source_package>
+ ./configure -prefix $PWD/qtbase <license> -nomake tests
make -j 4
@@ -55,8 +68,8 @@ HOW TO BUILD QT5
* Python version 2.7 or later []
* Ruby version 1.9.3 or later []
- cd <path>\qt-everywhere-opensource-src-<version>
- configure -prefix %CD%\qtbase -opensource -nomake tests
+ cd <path>\<source_package>
+ configure -prefix %CD%\qtbase <license> -nomake tests
nmake // jom // mingw32-make
To accelerate the bootstrap of qmake with MSVC, it may be useful to pass
@@ -81,13 +94,13 @@ HOW TO BUILD QT5
Example for a release build:
(adjust the `-jN' parameter as appropriate for your system)
- ./configure -prefix $PWD/qtbase -opensource
+ ./configure -prefix $PWD/qtbase <license>
make -j4
Example for a developer build:
(enables more autotests, builds debug version of libraries, ...)
- ./configure -developer-build -opensource
+ ./configure -developer-build <license>
make -j4
See output of `./configure -help' for documentation on various options to
@@ -100,7 +113,7 @@ HOW TO BUILD QT5
a `make module-<foo>'. For example, to build only qtscript and qtwebkit,
and the modules they depend on:
- ./configure -prefix $PWD/qtbase -opensource
+ ./configure -prefix $PWD/qtbase <license>
make -j4 module-qtscript module-qtwebkit
This can save a lot of time if you are only interested in a subset of Qt5.