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I have installed qt3 on my laptop machine running SuSE 9.0 with KDE 3.1
I have a simple project in a direatory called QtWindowWithButtons that
just makes a Qt window with three buttons.
I am able to run qmake and when i run make it cannot find the header
files. This is of course is an include problem. I know that Qt Makefiles
use a QTDIR environment that specifies qt directory...in my case being
/usr/lib/qt3. However, if i say QTDIR=/usr/lib/qt3 and then echo $QTDIR
in Konsole, I get /usr/lib/qt3. This is as expected, but when i type
qmake, then make it uses /include instead of /usr/lib/qt3/include.
This is because i forgot to export QTDIR.
So I did that and it worked fine, however when I reboot of course the environment variable is no longer set. I guess my qeustion is, is there a way to permanently set environment variables. I know that I can modify my .bashrc file to set it whenever I open up a Konsole. But on system boot up, is there like a registry that I can change to set an environment variable. Like the Windows Registry???
# Environment variables for the Qt package:
if [ -d /usr/lib/qt3 ]; then
if [ ! "$CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH" = "" ]; then
I had to create the qt.sh file and put it in that directory. Do I need to set up some link to source that shell script when my machine boots. Because I rebooted and no QTDIR was defined. I tested using echo $QTDIR. Maybe I am just missing something...