[webkit-qt] How can I get my application to use an alternative libqtwebkit (harmattan)?

Coda Highland chighland at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 19:30:19 PDT 2012

LD_LIBRARY_PATH is probably taking a back seat to the rpath set in your binary.

I would recommend taking QT+=webkit out of your .pro file and manually
adding the include paths and linker flags, so that you can specify the
rpath linker flag explicitly to a different path.

/s/ Adam

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Felipe Crochik <felipe at crochik.com> wrote:
> Since there is a regression with PR1.2 (autosizecontents) I am trying to
> find a work around so I can distribute my application. My goal is to use the
> "qt on the device" + "libwebkit.so" (from PR1.1) without changing any of the
> shared libraries on the device.
> I just tested using the libqtwevkit.so from the package on the SDK
> (libqtwebkit4_2.1.1~git20110418-0maemo2+0m6_armel.deb) and it works just
> fine. Now the challenge is how to deploy it without affecting any other
> applications.
> I am copying the libQtWebKit.so.4 to a sub folder of my application
> (/opt/GApp/lib) and I tried without success:
> 1. "export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/GApp/lib" and then running my application
> using the x-terminal
> 2. changing the source code of my application to include
> "QCoreApplication::addLibraryPath("/opt/GApp/lib");"
> 3. changing the PATH to start with "my lib" folder and then running my
> application.
> On all 3 cases the application used the "official" webkit and not "my
> version".
> So far the only way I managed to have my application use the "alternative"
> webkit was by changing the symbolic link on /usr/lib/libQtWebKit.so.4 to
> point to "my" webkit version.
> What is the correct/recommended way? Since I am using the "official" 1.1
> package I assume it expects to be installed to /usr/lib ...don't know if
> this is the problem or not.
> BTW,  I am not using the qml webview.
> Thanks in advance,
> Felipe
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