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Best way to generate library ?
I'm new at c++/Qt programming and I'm searching what is the best way to generate a library from a Qt project ?
It seems that there is different possibilities over internet to build a library, but I can't choose which approach is the best for me.
I must generate a library from a Qt project and then, I will use objects of this library in an other Qt project but I don't know if I must create a static library, a dynamic or a shared ..
Thanks for your help and your explanation
It depends on your requirements
If you are not sure, I would go with dynamic/shared.
So maybe I can ask
Why do you need to make library ?
Thanks for your answer.
I need to make a library because I created a module on an independent project and now, I must add this module to an application.
I will check what you sent me.
Qt has a system for loading dynamic library's in a platform independent way.
Its called plugins-
Please notice this term is used both for extending Qt tools and for extending
an Qt applications.
The Low-Level API: Extending Qt Applications
Hum ok so I can extend a Qt applications with a plugins which will load my dynamic library, am I right ?
well the plugin IS the library.
and plugins can be loaded dynamically.
for really basic sample
here a string is returned from library.
Could have been anything. including UI and classes.
Ok thanks for your informations, I will look at what you sent.