Macdeployqt does not find plugin in a static build
I'd like to create a Mac application with statically linked libraries. I built a static version of Qt from sources. All compiles and linkes well. However, macdeployqt complains that it cannot find libqcocoa.dylib in the plugins directory as there's only a static library libqcocoa.a available in the build. How can I:
1: make sure that plugins are included as static libs, OR
2: create dylibs for the plugins in a static build
Hi and welcome to devnet,
macdeployqt is used to grab the dynamic dependencies of your application, however, AFAIK, it's not tailored for use with a static build of Qt since it's not the philosophy followed on macOS. I mean globally, that's nothing Qt specific.
By the way, why are you running macdeployqt if your application links only to static dependencies ?