[webkit-qt] Is WebKit 2.3 Binary Compatible with 2.2?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Sat Jan 5 05:03:45 PST 2013

On Saturday 05 January 2013, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> i.e - with LD_LIBRARY_PATH magic I can run programs against the 2.3 libs
> I've built rather than the 2.2 ones, but do I need to recompile the
> programs against the 2.3 headers?

Should be. Some of the patches skipped from trunk has been those breaking ABI. 
I am personally using QtWebKit 2.3 simply replacing QtWebKit 2.2 from Qt 4.8, 
and that seem to work. But I haven't run any ABI testing tool on the 

The only reason recompiling should be necessary is to take advantage of new 


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