Qt Creator & static libqt-mt.a
Wed Jul 13 02:41:00 GMT 2011
On Tue, 2011-07-12 at 13:23 -0400, Phil Bouchard wrote:
> On 7/12/2011 2:43 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > Why? A static Qt means no plugins, which is pretty worthless.
> Distributing a standalone executable is much simpler than distributing
> an archive full of DLLs.
You don't need to distribute the Qt DLLs, just have your users get them
from the distro.
> Plugins are needed only for drivers, fancy fonts, etc. not for a standard application.
False. While some plugins can be builtin to the libraries, the
following absolutely require plugin support:
- CJK language support,
- QML (QtDeclarative),
- QtDesigner widgets,
- third-party QStyle engines,
- and last, but not least, KDE.
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