Mike Hommey mh at
Wed Oct 10 09:37:56 UTC 2007

On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 10:24:41AM +0100, Kai Hendry <hendry at> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I want to try develop a NPAPI plugin with Webkit under Debian.
> I did create a /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ directory
> (WebPluginDatabase.m) and symlinked my plugin there, similar to how I
> would put it in /usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins
> Unfortunately it's not being loaded. Plugin loading is probably
> unimplemented under gdk or qt right?

Right. See

> However I did notice at plugin/qt
> comment in the debian/changelog and a PluginInfoStoreQt.cpp. Relevant?
> I don't know. :)

It's not relevant. The plugins in question are (well, is, because there is
only one) internal webkit plugins, and the particular one existing is to
support .ico files, IIRC. The could be dlopened but are statically linked.
This facility has nothing to do with NPAPI plugins.


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