Limitations on kdewidget candidates?

David Faure faure at
Mon Feb 20 18:13:21 GMT 2006

On Saturday 23 July 2005 20:12, Shaheed wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm wondering why the KTimezoneWidget I added to kdewidgets does not work. It 
> shows up in Qt Designer as one might wish, but whenever I try to add an 
> instance to a dialog, designer aborts saying:
> /usr/lib/qt3/bin/designer-real: symbol lookup 
> error: /home/srhaque/kde/lib/kde3/plugins/designer/ undefined 
> symbol: _ZN15KTimezoneWidgetC1EP7QWidgetPKcP10KTimezones
> Of course, looking up the mangled name gives the constructor of the widget, 
> but its visibility in seems the same as any other widget from the 
> KDE set. So why the error?
> I am wondering if the real reason for the error is that KTimezoneWidget 
> constructor takes a KTimezone argument, and *that* is not defined except in 
> AFAIK, Qt designer knows nothing of that library.
> Assuming this reasoning is right, is there a way to workaround this, or do I 
> have to remove KTimezoneWidget from kdewidgets?

This was never answered so here's a late answer: you can adjust the
constructor call by setting ConstructorArgs in kde.widgets.
But since it compiled for you, I don't think the problem is there. I think it's
finding another version of libkdeui?

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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