[PyKDE] [PyQt] PyQt-0.11 build failure

nbecker at fred.net nbecker at fred.net
Sat Apr 1 17:56:51 BST 2000

>>>>> "Phil" == Phil Thompson <phil at river-bank.demon.co.uk> writes:

    Phil> nbecker at fred.net wrote:
    >> gcc-2.95.2 i686-pc-linux-gnu qt-2.1.0beta3
    >> c++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I/usr/include/python1.5 -I/usr/local/include/sip -I/usr/lib/qt-2.1.0/include -I/usr/X11R6/include -fno-exceptions -O2 -Wp,-MD,.deps/sipqtQWhatsThis.pp -c  -fPIC -DPIC sipqtQWhatsThis.cpp -o sipqtQWhatsThis.lo
    >> sipqtQWhatsThis.cpp: In function `struct PyObject * sipDo_QWhatsThis_leaveWhatsThisMode(PyObject *, PyObject *)':
    >> sipqtQWhatsThis.cpp:717: initialization to `QString *' from `const QString *' discards qualifiers
    >> make[2]: *** [sipqtQWhatsThis.lo] Error 1
    >> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/PyQt-0.11/qt'
    >> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
    >> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/PyQt-0.11'
    >> make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2

    Phil> Is this a problem with gcc 2.95?  I use egcs 1.1.2 (2.91.66) where this
    Phil> gives (I think) a warning, not an error.

I think it's not a problem, I think gcc-2.95.2 is correct that
discarding const is supposed to be an error.  If you really want to
discard it you need const_cast.

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