[bt-devel] .ui files and build system

Martin Gruner mg.pub at gmx.net
Tue Jul 10 09:00:39 MST 2007

Very good, Eeli!

Sorry for my absence -- we were on vacation and there's too much to do at 

The port is quite far now, thanks to your great efforts. What remains to be 
done? Searchdialog and toplevel files?

God bless,


Am Sonntag, 8. Juli 2007 schrieb Eeli Kaikkonen:
> I started to port cdisplaywindow. It depends on some search dialog files
> and eventually .ui files. It means that I had to port .ui files first.
> It's not a small task, I'm afraid.
> I managed to convert .ui files to qt4 format. Then I had to add
> kde4_add_ui_files(bibletime_SOURCES
> 	bibletime/frontend/searchdialog/searchresultsform.ui
> 	bibletime/frontend/searchdialog/searchoptionsform.ui
> )
> into CMakeLists.txt.
> After that ui_searchresultsform.h etc. were generated into the build dir
> (which is OK, I think). But now problem was that those .h files include
> some other BT files. They should not be added as relative paths
> (../bibletime...) because the build dir may be anywhere. I had to add
> pathnames which are relative to the "bibletime/" directory work as they
> did in old system and I want to say some ugly words...
> Until now we had to change include files to "../../.h" which is
> quite ugly IMHO. Now they don't have to be edited. Maybe the already
> ported files should be changed back to use the original style.
> But back to .ui files. ${CMAKE_CURRENT_BINARY_DIR} had to be added to
> include directories because the generated .h files will be there. After
> these setps I can continue with other files, but .ui and searchdialog
> files will be waiting for thorough review and testing. I'm quite sure
> they will not work out of the box and some searchdialog code has to be
> edited heavily when we get there.
> I will commit my changes soon.
>   Yours,
> 	Eeli Kaikkonen (Mr.), Oulu, Finland
> 	e-mail: eekaikko at mailx.studentx.oulux.fix (with no x)
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