[webkit-dev] Reducing the size of libQtWebKit.so

Saravanan Ponnuswamy psaravanan81 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 23:30:14 PDT 2008


I tried compiling teh webkit for Qt using ./configure. but i could not.. its
asking for GTK+, pango,cairo dependncies which are not required for
Qtopia...i think i can do that... let me try

anyway thanks for the suggesstion.

with regards,

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 5:51 PM, Dominik Roettsches <
Dominik.Roettsches at access-company.com> wrote:

> Hello Saravanan,
> > i have successfully compiled and run webkit using Qtopia
> > core on ARM platform. But the the size of the webkit library
> > --libQtWebKit.so.4.3.3 is very large(of 20 MB).
> > Can anyone say me how to reduce the size of this library?
> I only compiled the GTK, not the Qt version for ARM, but got it down to
> around 9,9MB.
> Did you try removing all symbols by either setting -g0 as a compile
> option or using the "strip" command line tool?
> You might also try setting -Os (optimize for size) as a compile option
> by prefixing CXXFLAGS=-Os to calling ./configure.
> If all else fails you might also disable some WebKit features to further
> reduce size.
> HTH & regards,
> Dominik
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