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    Creating a QML installed module

    I want to create a QML module (e.g. Foo 1.0) that I can install and then use in an application by importing it:

    Code:
    import Foo 1.0
    Stipulating that I can trick Qt Creator into packaging my code correctly for both Symbian^3 and Maemo, where do I install my module? Alternatively, how do I update QML_IMPORT_PATH to include my module?

    On Maemo, I'm inclined to install to /opt/foo/{imports, lib, plugins}.

    I am without a clue about where to put it on Symbian^3.

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    Re: Creating a QML installed module

    Hi,
    QML import paths makes me crazy too. What about embedding your QML files inside a Qt resource file?
    You can create in your resource file a structure like this:
    main.qml
    Foo/Foo.qml

    BTW in general you should put your Foo directory is in the same main.qml dir. (Valid if you are not going to share the Foo component with other QML apps!)

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    Re: Creating a QML installed module

    Putting QML files in a Qt resource file is an interesting idea, gnuton. If I do that, can I install it just once and expect other applications to find it?

    What I'm trying to do is to build applications that use Colibri. I don't want to deliver a complete copy of Colibri with each application. That would be wasteful.

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