[Interest] qt.conf

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Tue Mar 20 13:23:56 CET 2012

On 20.03.12 10:49:58, Graham Labdon wrote:
> Thanks for your reply
> Does this imply that qt.conf cannot be used with windows?

Sure it can be used, just not for what you want to do.

> Is this situation the same on Linux?

Yes, the dynamic linker runs before qt is being loaded and hence nothing
is able to read qt.conf

> What CAN qt.conf be used for?

To configure the plugin locations and to make Qt itself relocatable
(i.e. moving a Qt build from one place to another requires either patching
the binaries or a qt.conf file).


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