Package Base Details: mozc

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Submitter: ponsfoot
Maintainer: ponsfoot
Last Packager: ponsfoot
Votes: 62
Popularity: 0.94
First Submitted: 2010-08-09 04:27
Last Updated: 2018-11-30 11:34

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Pinned Comments

ponsfoot commented on 2013-05-28 07:43

(repository moved)
Unofficial user repository of Mozc is ready.
If you want to use the repo, add the following into your /etc/pacman.conf


SigLevel = Optional TrustAll

Server =

You can specify `pacman -S mozc-im' to choose all of Mozc packages.

See for more detail.

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eschwartz commented on 2017-04-14 17:13

Someone on IRC was having problems building this package with pacaur, and it turned out that the build system was calling `python` when it expected to get `python2`.[1] Doing some investigating in this PKGBUILD, I see you do actually try to work around this.

However... makepkg supports doing the download/extraction/prepare separate from the build, using the logic `makepkg --nobuild && makepkg --noextract`.[2] This is a perfectly valid use case, and PKGBUILDs are expected to work when used like that.

Setting environment variables -- in this case $PATH -- within the prepare() function and expecting them to still be available in the build() function breaks this logic and WILL NOT WORK.
Please fix your PKGBUILD to conform to proper makepkg standards. :)

[1] This is a definite upstream bug, and on my advice that IRC user opened the following bug report which if fixed should remove the need for such hacks:
[2] pacaur happens to trigger this issue, because it uses separate extraction and build steps for internal reasons. A number of PKGBUILDs that are flawed like this one is, have been discovered as a result.

ponsfoot commented on 2017-01-10 07:38

Please ask fcitx-mozc maintainer if emacs-mozc is not available in it.

mkasu commented on 2017-01-10 05:18

I'm interested in using emacs-mozc together with fcitx-mozc. Down below you said you'd integrate it into a "mozc-svn" package, but I couldn't find one with that name. Any advice?

ponsfoot commented on 2016-11-15 10:48

Please see nash's latest comment.
Is the HiDPI problem fixed on qt5 version? If so, I'll change to use qt5.

AKremlin commented on 2016-11-10 12:21

I understand the reason for keeping the dependency on qt4 until upstream bumps it (it's being held back because of lack of Windows support, but the Github master uses qt5 for linux and OSX). However, I would like to pkgbuild it using qt5, because I can't use the settings dialogue on my high-DPI display. How can I get it to build with qt5? I have qt5 installed on my system.

ponsfoot commented on 2016-10-29 08:30

Specifying version is based on Release History.
Latest version on it is still using qt4.

nash commented on 2016-10-28 22:54


Is there any reason to use QT4 still? The upstream default is QT5 now and it works well on Arch.

--- PKGBUILD.orig 2016-10-28 18:17:19.068887450 +0900
+++ PKGBUILD 2016-10-28 18:19:58.193104521 +0900
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
license=('BSD' 'custom')
-makedepends=('python2' 'git' 'ninja' 'clang' 'qt4')
+makedepends=('python2' 'git' 'ninja' 'clang' 'qt5-base')
@@ -105,13 +105,6 @@
msg2 '====================================================='

- # Use Qt4
- _rcc_loc=`pkg-config QtCore --variable=rcc_location`
- _qt4dir=${_rcc_loc%%/bin/rcc}
- _qt4i=`pkg-config --cflags-only-I QtGui`
- CFLAGS+=" $_qt4i"
- CXXFLAGS+=" $_qt4i"
cd "${srcdir}/${pkgbase}/src"

msg "Starting make..."
@@ -122,8 +115,8 @@

unset CC CC_host CC_target CXX CXX_host CXX_target LINK AR AR_host AR_target \
NM NM_host NM_target READELF READELF_host READELF_target
- QTDIR=$_qt4dir GYP_DEFINES="document_dir=/usr/share/licenses/${pkgbase}" \
- python2 gyp --target_platform=Linux
+ GYP_DEFINES="document_dir=/usr/share/licenses/${pkgbase}" \
+ python2 gyp --target_platform=Linux --qtver=5
python2 build -c $_bldtype $_targets

if [[ "$_ibus_mozc" == "yes" ]]; then
@@ -137,7 +130,7 @@
pkgdesc="A Japanese Input Method for Chromium OS, Windows, Mac and Linux (the Open Source Edition of Google Japanese Input)"
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
- depends=('qt4' 'zinnia')
+ depends=('qt5-base' 'zinnia')
replaces=('mozc-server' 'mozc-utils-gui')
conflicts=('mozc-server' 'mozc-utils-gui')
optdepends=('tegaki-models-zinnia-japanese: hand-writing recognition support')
@@ -190,4 +183,4 @@

# Global pkgdesc and depends are here so that they will be picked up by AUR
pkgdesc="A Japanese Input Method for Chromium OS, Windows, Mac and Linux (the Open Source Edition of Google Japanese Input)"
-depends=('qt4' 'ibus>=1.4.1' 'zinnia')
+depends=('qt5-base' 'ibus>=1.4.1' 'zinnia')

ponsfoot commented on 2016-10-27 12:24

It should be fixed now. Thank you for the feedback.
FYI, unofficial user repository is available, please see pinned comment (I pinned just now).

ploop commented on 2016-10-26 22:12

When attempting to build mozc, I get this:

==> Starting make...
INFO: Generating version definition file...
INFO: Version string is 2.18.2612.102
INFO: Running: /usr/bin/python2 /tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src/build_tools/ --expected=/tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src/third_party/gyp/pylib/gyp
INFO: Running: pkg-config --exists ibus-1.0 >= 1.4.1
INFO: Building GYP command line...
INFO: Running: pkg-config --exists QtCore >= 4.0 QtCore < 5.0 QtGui >= 4.0 QtGui < 5.0
INFO: Running GYP...
INFO: Running: /usr/bin/python2 /tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src/third_party/gyp/ --depth=. --include=./gyp/common.gypi -D abs_depth=/tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src -D ext_third_party_dir=/tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src/third_party -D python_executable=/usr/bin/python2 ./base/base.gyp ./base/base_test.gyp ./client/client.gyp ./client/client_test.gyp ./composer/composer.gyp ./composer/composer_test.gyp ./config/config.gyp ./config/config_test.gyp ./converter/converter.gyp ./converter/converter_base.gyp ./converter/converter_main.gyp ./converter/converter_test.gyp ./data/test/session/scenario/scenario.gyp ./data/test/session/scenario/usage_stats/usage_stats.gyp ./data_manager/chromeos/chromeos_data_manager.gyp ./data_manager/chromeos/chromeos_data_manager_base.gyp ./data_manager/chromeos/chromeos_data_manager_test.gyp ./data_manager/data_manager.gyp ./data_manager/data_manager_base.gyp ./data_manager/data_manager_test.gyp ./data_manager/oss/oss_data_manager.gyp ./data_manager/oss/oss_data_manager_base.gyp ./data_manager/oss/oss_data_manager_test.gyp ./data_manager/testing/mock_data_manager.gyp ./data_manager/testing/mock_data_manager_base.gyp ./data_manager/testing/mock_data_manager_test.gyp ./dictionary/dictionary.gyp ./dictionary/dictionary_base.gyp ./dictionary/dictionary_test.gyp ./dictionary/file/dictionary_file.gyp ./dictionary/file/dictionary_file_test.gyp ./dictionary/system/system_dictionary.gyp ./dictionary/system/system_dictionary_test.gyp ./engine/engine.gyp ./engine/engine_test.gyp ./gui/gui.gyp ./gyp/tests.gyp ./handwriting/handwriting.gyp ./handwriting/handwriting_test.gyp ./handwriting/zinnia.gyp ./ipc/ipc.gyp ./mac/mac.gyp ./net/jsoncpp.gyp ./net/net.gyp ./net/net_test.gyp ./prediction/prediction.gyp ./prediction/prediction_base.gyp ./prediction/prediction_test.gyp ./protobuf/protobuf.gyp ./protocol/protocol.gyp ./renderer/renderer.gyp ./request/request.gyp ./rewriter/calculator/calculator.gyp ./rewriter/rewriter.gyp ./rewriter/rewriter_base.gyp ./rewriter/rewriter_test.gyp ./server/server.gyp ./session/session.gyp ./session/session_base.gyp ./session/session_test.gyp ./storage/storage.gyp ./storage/storage_test.gyp ./testing/testing.gyp ./transliteration/transliteration.gyp ./transliteration/transliteration_test.gyp ./unix/emacs/emacs.gyp ./unix/ibus/ibus.gyp ./usage_stats/usage_stats.gyp ./usage_stats/usage_stats_base.gyp ./usage_stats/usage_stats_test.gyp -D branding=Mozc -D use_qt=YES -D qt_dir= -D qt_ver=4 -D use_wix=NO -D enable_gtk_renderer=1 -D build_base=/tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src/out_linux -D build_short_base=out_linux -D warn_as_error=0 -D channel_dev=1 -D enable_cloud_handwriting=0 -D target_platform=Linux -D use_libibus=1 --generator-output=. -G output_dir=out_linux
INFO: Done
INFO: Running: ninja -C out_linux/Release mozc_server mozc_tool ibus_mozc mozc_renderer
ninja: Entering directory `out_linux/Release'
[70/801] ACTION Generating Resource file from word_register_dialog.qrc
FAILED: gen/gui/word_register_dialog/
cd ../../gui; /usr/bin/rcc -o ../out_linux/Release/gen/gui/word_register_dialog/ -name qrc_word_register_dialog word_register_dialog/word_register_dialog.qrc
/bin/sh: /usr/bin/rcc: No such file or directory
[72/801] CXX
ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1235, in <module>
File "", line 1222, in main
BuildMain(cmd_opts, cmd_args)
File "", line 852, in BuildMain
BuildWithNinja(options, targets)
File "", line 826, in BuildWithNinja
RunOrDie([ninja, '-C', build_arg] + ninja_targets)
File "/tmp/packerbuild-1000/mozc/mozc/src/mozc/src/build_tools/", line 99, in RunOrDie
ERROR: ninja -C out_linux/Release mozc_server mozc_tool ibus_mozc mozc_renderer
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
The build failed.

ponsfoot commented on 2015-07-18 03:39

It's not reproduced on my system.
Recently, was under maintenance mode for some hours.
Please try again.