[josm-dev] webkit-image on Mac OS X

Stefan Bethke stb at lassitu.de
Sun Apr 19 23:04:15 BST 2009

Am 19.04.2009 um 22:25 schrieb Stefan Bethke:

> Hi,
> I'm currently trying to get webkit-image to work on 10.5.6.
> I've googled around, but can't really find any info on how to make it
> work, and the one pre-compiled binary requires an installed Qt.
> I've downloaded and installed Qt, and then compiled webkit-image.cpp.
> However, trying to get ymap.html rendered only produces white images
> with the Yahoo logo.
> At first I thought that the loadFinished signal might be firing too
> early, but it now looks like JPEG support is missing, since other web
> pages are missing their JPGs (but not PNGs and GIFs).
> Here's what I've done so far:
> $ ftp http://get.qtsoftware.com/qt/source/qt-mac-opensource-src-4.5.0.tar.gz
> $ tar xzf qt-mac-opensource-src-4.5.0.tar.gz
> $ cd qt-mac-opensource-src-4.5.0
> $ ./configure -static -qt-libtiff -qt-libmng -qt-libjpeg -no-framework
> -arch x86
> $ gmake
> $ sudo gmake install
> Then in wmsplugin:
> $ export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.5.0/lib/pkgconfig
> $ make
> When I run webkit-image with a ymap.html (copied from josm's output),
> I get a PNG file:
> $ ./webkit-image 'file:////Users/stb/.josm/plugins/wmsplugin/ymap.html?bbox=10.0198859,53.5736738,10.0211370,53.5749249&srs=EPSG:4326&width=499&height=499'
>> a
> oc:~/Downloads/josm$ file a
> a: PNG image data, 116 x 196, 8-bit/color RGBA, non-interlaced
> Looking at the code, the image should be saved as a JPEG. Any hints on
> what I'm doing wrong?

Turns out that Qt doesn't support loading plugins from a statically  
linked qt, so the webkit-image binary doesn't find the qjpeg plugin,  
even if you link it in.  I'm currently trying the work-around noted  
here, Qt ist still compiling.



Stefan Bethke <stb at lassitu.de>   Fon +49 151 14070811

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