Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64
- Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 22:30:39 +0100
- From: Marcin Juszkiewicz <marcin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64
W dniu 22.11.2018 o 19:37, Dmitry Shachnev pisze:
> The Qt framework can be built either with “desktop” OpenGL, or with OpenGL ES
> support. At the moment we are building it with OpenGL ES on armel and armhf,
> and with desktop OpenGL on all other architectures.
> However we have received a request  from two different persons to add arm64
> to the list of architectures where OpenGL ES is used.
> We want your feedback! If you are using an arm64 device or board with Qt,
> please let us know your opinion about this change, by replying to this mail
> or to , and describe your use case.
Does it mean that arm64 box with PCI Express graphics card will be not
able to use Qt based software? I can put Radeon or NVidia card into my
box and use it as a normal OpenGL accelerated desktop (did that already
few years ago).
>From what I see the problem is with Qt not being able to be built with
support for both OpenGL and OpenGLES ;(