Can't build Plug and Paint



  • I think I misread the instructions for deploying a Windows application...I thought the instructions were saying I needed to build the Plug and Paint application in order to deploy my own application, but after re-reading the directions many times, I think they are just using the Plug and Paint application as an example...sorry about posting the following post needlessly.

    Rich

    I'm trying to deploy a Windows program I built in Qt and from the reading I have done it looks like I need to build the Plug and Paint example project to do this. However, every time I try following the directions I've found online (http://doc.qt.digia.com/4.7-snapshot/deployment-windows.html) I get an error that says "ld.exe: cannot find -lpnp_basictools".

    In the plugandpaint\plugins folder there are 3 files:
    libpnp_basictools.a
    libpnp_extrafilters.a
    pnp_extrafilters.dll

    I've tried editing the basictools.pro file to change this line:
    CONFIG += plugin static

    to this:
    CONFIG += plugin

    which results in a pnp_basictools.dll being built when I build the plug and paint plugins, but I still get the error.

    Any ideas how to resolve this? I'm doing this on an XP box using mingw32-make.

    Thanks,
    Rich


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