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September 23, 2011

Qt 4.7.4 and qt-creator 2.3.0 for Centos/RHEL 5

Filed under: Centos,qt — jfreivald @ 7:09 pm

Qt packages are released for Centos and RHEL Version 5.7, i386 and x86_64 architectures.

With this release comes a new repository structure. The old /centos tree will disappear except for the new repository file update, which point to the new repository. The new files are found only at The upgrade should be seamless, but will require one ‘yum update’ to grab the new repository files, and another ‘yum update’ to grab the updated files out of the new repository.

If you use priorities, which you should if you have more than one additional repository, be certain to un-comment the priority lines in /etc/yum.repos.d/

The new repository file is at

Please let me know of any problems with the update, particularly on x86_64. I have changed the way the qt-creator libraries are linked because the qt-creator source always puts the libs in /usr/lib/qtcreator, even when they should be in /usr/lib64/qtcreator.



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