Linking against native QT (no X11??)

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Wed Jun 18 09:49:07 BST 2003

On Wednesday 18 June 2003 06:39, John Davidorff Pell wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm wondering if it is possible to link some/any of KDE against a
> native (non X-Windows) version of QT? I'm on a Mac and I'm curious if
> KDE will build against QT/Mac or QT/Windows. Is it possible? I guess
> what I want to know is how much non-QT magic KDE uses. Is it written
> entirely using the QT toolkit? Are most of the KDE components made
> using only QT? What libraries link against X11 directly, not just
> because of QT/x11 dependancy?

KDE uses X11 for some Window Manager things and I think for 
authentification in inter process communcation.

I guess the mailinglist of the Fink KDE porting team and of the Win32 KDE porting 
team will provide better information 
about platform dependencies of KDE code.

Also checkout the kdenox module in KDE's CVS

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Developer at the Kmud Project
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