How to install a software relying on taglib on a linux OS with out taglib?

berlinud berlinudberlinud at
Tue Aug 24 16:47:58 CEST 2010

After I statically compiled taglib and I got a
How do I use it in a Qt project?
I added

  QMAKE_LFLAGS += -static

LIBS += "/path/to/taglib/" -ltag

in qt's .pro file,does this mean every lib I need will be statically compiled?

but I don't want to statically compile those shared libs in Linux.

What does these change in .pro file mean on earth?

thx for every one's continuous support again.

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 4:28 PM, Scott Wheeler <wheeler at> wrote:

> On 08/23/2010 01:49 PM, Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> > [...] For instance, an installation with nearly any KDE packages in
> > it is
> > likely to have taglib as well, but a pure-GNOME installation may not.
> >
> Default GNOME installs tend to have it as well since it's pulled in by
> the GStreamer plugins packages, which in turn all of the GNOME
> multimedia stuff requires.
> > [...] It would be far easier for you to say "install taglib from
> > your system packages if you don't have it already"
> >
> Don't most of the new-fandangled package manager thingers try to
> resolve dependencies from remote repos by default now?
> -Scott
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