Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64
- Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:25:51 +0100
- From: Julien Cristau <jcristau@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64
On 11/23/18 12:18 PM, Dmitry Shachnev wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:05:27PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
>> At least mesa drivers can be used for desktop GL or GLESv2 just fine,
>> AFAIK. Maybe the answer for Qt is to switch to GLESv2 for all
>> architectures, to stop the special-casing madness, instead of making it
>> spread? :)
> According to config_help.txt , Qt uses ES2 by default on Windows.
> It probably means that it will work fine with most desktop video cards.
> But as Lisandro says, such a change in Debian will break many packages
> (which are currently broken on ARM only), so we are definitely not
> considering it at this point.
Why is it OK to break them on arm64 if it's not OK to break them on
amd64? Do you have a list of those packages?