pamac says I’d need to update qt4 via the AUR, but it fails to build. Can someone help? I am not that advanced with the AUR
What is the software you need that is still using qt4 ?
i dont know, it just says i need it
I will check the dependencies really quick
I had a similar situation after a recent update. Turns out I didn’t need qt4. I installed qt6 and removed qt4.
Yes i don’t have any dependencies on qt4, will remove it
I have the same problem for a few days.
Read about building and installing via chroot should be a solution for that problem, but i did not get along with any instructions on how to do this. I need qt4 for keepassx2.
Is there any step-by-step instruction?
Did you consider KeePassXC? Is based on QT5 and available in the official repo.
I tried all other KeePass alternatives, but none fits my expected user experience. KeePassXC is horrible for its extremely large entry icons.
So i will either update qt4 by chroot build if someone can help me how to archive this, otherwise I’m going to add qt4 to PkgIgnore, as i guess KeePassX2 is not going to need the latest qt4 version at all: So it will no longer appear as “new update available” (by push message or task bar update info icon).
same qt4 problem for me. when i try to remove it says epson-printer-utility is dependent on it. I dont want to mess up the printer settings.
Both octopi and pacman keep showing this update.
what can i do ?
The second option i was talking about in my previous post works the following way:
- Open the file
/etc/pacman.confwith root privileges (sudo) with your favourite editor, e.g.
sudo vim /etc/pacman.conf
- Look for the line beginning with
- Remove the prefixed
#at the beginning if given
- Add the two packages at the end, if there are already packages in the list, separated by a white space:
IgnorePkg = qt4 lib32-qt4
- Save and close the file
Thanks magynhard, worked a treat.
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