Hi Guys,

Thanks for the helpful comments. I tried Geoff's suggest and it worked
perfectly, so I now have a build that I can play around with.

Thanks again,

Jens

On 12 October 2016 at 19:41, Patrick Avery <psav...@buffalo.edu> wrote:

> FYI, this might not be directly related, but I've had issues with Anaconda
> before when compiling as well.
>
> The problem I was having was due to Anaconda prepending my $PATH. Anaconda
> has Qt header files in the Anaconda directory, and when my program would
> compile, it would sometimes include Qt header files from Anaconda instead
> of where I actually installed Qt. I had to remove Anaconda from my $PATH to
> fix it, but it was difficult to figure out at first because I was getting
> errors in Qt header files...
>
> Just something you might want to watch out for.
>
> Patrick
>
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:20 AM, Marcus D. Hanwell <
> marcus.hanw...@kitware.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 10:44 PM, Geoffrey Hutchison
>> <geoff.hutchi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I've installed Qt (5.6.0) and Cmake (3.3.1) using anaconda, and
>> followed the
>> > instructions here:
>> >
>> >
>> > That may be the problem. I've had trouble with anaconda (or homebrew)
>> > versions of the Qt packages.
>> >
>> > I'd highly recommend Mac users go for the binary distribution:
>> > http://download.qt.io/official_releases/online_installers/
>> qt-unified-mac-x64-online.dmg
>> >
>> > It'll ask for an account, but skip that step - it's for commercial Qt
>> > licenses.
>> >
>> > Then, before running cmake (i.e., /path/to/your/Qt/5.6 …)
>> > export CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=/Users/ghutchis/Qt/5.6/clang_64/lib/cmake
>> >
>> Never used Anaconda, good to know, I didn't know they packaged things
>> like Qt. I have used homebrew quite successfully, but will look out
>> for issues. With some of the recent updates you can continue using
>> CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH, but Qt5 should only need Qt5_DIR to be defined.
>>
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