[webkit-qt] Linking static custom plugins

Benjamin Poulain benjamin.poulain at nokia.com
Fri Apr 15 07:51:14 PDT 2011

On 04/15/2011 02:43 PM, ext Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> I'm implementing a test QWebKitPlatformPlugin as a test and am
> wondering if its possible to link it statically into an app rather
> than creating a dynamic library. I get the following when trying:
> In function `global constructors keyed to windowOptions':
> main.cpp:(.text+0x4298): undefined reference to
> `qt_plugin_instance_testqwebkitplatformplugin()'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[1]: *** [../bin/QtTestBrowser] Error 1

Plugins use dynamic linking by design.

IIRC, there is a macro to link a Qt plugin statically, but that is not 
what you want to use for WebKit.


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