Build system

Symbian development using Linux

Published Wednesday April 21st, 2010 | 35 Comments on Symbian development using Linux
Posted in Build system, C++, S60, Symbian

Programming your application or library based on Qt has always had the promise that you can deploy your application on many different platforms. Development of those applications can, likewise, happen on many different platforms. QtCreator runs on Windows, Mac & Linux among others. Since Qt4.6 Symbian is also one of those platforms to deploy on, […]

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Qt/X11 bring up on Tegra2 with full OpenGL ES 2 support

Published Friday February 5th, 2010 | 15 Comments on Qt/X11 bring up on Tegra2 with full OpenGL ES 2 support
Posted in Build system, Embedded, OpenGL

Requirements 1) Tegra 2 platform 2) The latest Nvidia Tegra2 SDK (11.0074_devlite_eula_Beta-RC.zip at this time) Board bring up Nvidia have done a pretty good job in documenting bring up and I will not paraphrase them. I personally used their dev environment exactly as intended (answering every question posed during installation with an affirmative), so my […]

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Building Qt to make use of the Beagle board’s SGX GPU

Published Friday November 20th, 2009 | 32 Comments on Building Qt to make use of the Beagle board’s SGX GPU
Posted in Build system, Embedded, Graphics View, OpenGL, Painting, Performance, Qt

Introduction Texas Instruments has a wiki which documents what is required to bring Qt up on the Beagle board with full OpenGL ES (1/2) support: http://www.tiexpressdsp.com/index.php/Building_Qt and I would like to thank one of their engineers, Varun, for his quick turn around times in addressing any questions I raised. This blog entry is intended to […]

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To make, or not to make – QMake and beyond: Redux

Published Wednesday October 14th, 2009 | 32 Comments on To make, or not to make – QMake and beyond: Redux
Posted in Build system

The previous blog entry yesterday spawned so many sizable comments, that I felt they couldn’t be simply replied to in comments. So, here are some replies and comments to your comments, which you may comment on again ๐Ÿ™‚ Many: “Have you considered the <insert favorite here> build system?” Yes, we have. Any Java-based system is […]

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Cross compiling Qt/X11

Published Thursday September 10th, 2009 | 14 Comments on Cross compiling Qt/X11
Posted in Build system, Embedded, Qt

Overview Cross compiling Qt Embedded is relatively trivial since it is so self contained, but as the number of external dependencies increases (DirectFB, D-Bus, GStreamer, OpenGL ES) adjusting your custom mkspec to individually account for the location of dependencies on the host machine becomes increasingly tedious/untidy. This complexity culminates in cross compiling Qt/X11 which adds […]

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