[Development] Android missing SONAME in lib's causes issues with cmake

Stephen Kelly steveire at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 10:32:19 CEST 2013

On Tuesday, July 09, 2013 14:27:26 Simon Lees wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have been trying to build our Medium to Large project using cmake for
> android as we already use cmake. I have hit a issue in that rather
> specifying NEEDED in the library i build as a relative path it specifies
> it as a full path.
> objdump -x libMyLib.so | grep "NEEDED"  returns
>      NEEDED    /opt/Qt5.1.0/5.1.0/lib/libQt5Widgets.so.5.1.0
>      NEEDED    /opt/Qt5.1.0/5.1.0/lib/llibQt5Gui.so.5.1.0
>      NEEDED    /opt/Qt5.1.0/5.1.0/lib/llibQt5Core.so.5.1.0
>      NEEDED    libm.so
>      NEEDED    libc.so
>      NEEDED    libdl.so
> instead of
>      NEEDED    libQt5Widgets.so
>      NEEDED    llibQt5Gui.so
>      NEEDED    llibQt5Core
>      NEEDED    libm.so
>      NEEDED    libc.so
>      NEEDED    libdl.so

I built Qt for android and used the toolchain at


and confirmed this. I don't know what causes it. I think it's a cmake issue, 
rather than a Qt issue. Forwarding to the cmake list




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