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SubjectRe: make xconfig & qt
Daniele Pala wrote:

> Hello.
> Sorry for the pretty OT and stupid question, but i just started getting
> interested in the linux kernel, so i downloaded kernel 2.5.68. Trying to
> run 'make xconfig' i got into the message 'you don't have installed
> qt!' the xconfig is now dependant from qt? why? what about us poor

Yes, it was rewritten in 2.5 to not suck quite as bad, and now uses Qt.

> guy who only use twm and not kde? isn't qt pretty big and fat? ah well,

Qt != KDE. You only need Qt installed for this. Qt is rather smaller than
the kernel source anyway :-)

I think there's a GTK-based configurator around somewhere too, and you could
probably rewrite a Tk one if so inclined... the configuration actually uses
a library now, so the frontends are decently independent.

> falling back to menuconfig...

Exactly, you still have menuconfig :-)

> thanks for your patience.

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