[Development] Using native webview on OS X
Morten.Sorvig at qt.io
Tue Jan 23 15:09:02 CET 2018
> On 22 Jan 2018, at 18:22, Alberto Mardegan <mardy at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On 22/01/2018 18:49, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>> From  it seems like QT_MAC_USE_NATIVE_WEBVIEW environment variable
>> is required to use native backend.
>>  https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/162337/
> Yes, but still QtWebEngine is required, as QtWebView is linking to it.
> I've now removed a few lines of code here and there and got a version of
> QtWebView which builds fine under macos without being linked to QtWebEngine.
> I'll soon try to see if it actually works.
The QtWebEngine requirement does seem to run counter to the purpose of the QtWebView module.
It’s not really clear from the history what happened, but I think we can restore the original behavior:
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