[Interest] QtPdf from Qt open source online installer

Philip Schuchardt vpicaver at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 01:28:12 CEST 2020

Oops missed typed the link, cavewhere.com

On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 7:27 PM Philip Schuchardt <vpicaver at gmail.com>

> I used QtPdf for mac and windows for my open source project (cavehere.com
> ).
> I have to build QtPdf from source and install it for each platform and Qt
> version. Although it's not too bad, it isn't as automatic as all the other
> Qt modules. It would be great if it was supported directly.
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 5:04 PM Benjamin TERRIER <b.terrier at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've noticed that QtPdf is missing when using open source Qt with the
>> online installer.
>> I was wondering what's the reason  for this?
>> As QtPDF is sold under a commercial license on the Qt marketplace I
>> understand it cannot be distributed as part of Qt WebEngine for commercial
>> users.
>> But for open source users?
>> Also it seems that QtPDF was indeed built when the release packages were
>> build, but got partially removed. For instance on Windows the DLLs are
>> still there, and on Linux the debug symbols are still there.
>> That means that open source users have to build Qt PDF themselves, it is
>> a bit cumbersome.
>> Regards,
>> Benjamin
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