Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64
- Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 21:19:20 -0300
- From: Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <perezmeyer@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64
El martes, 27 de noviembre de 2018 20:39:58 -03 Steve Langasek escribió: > On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 07:58:17PM -0300, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote: [snip] > > Yes, we are :-) Dmitry has been working on them (he is also an Ubuntu Qt > > maintainer). He points me out that those 7 packages were needed for the > > Ubuntu Touch port which, I presume, does not counts KDE's Plasma or KF > > libraries. The question is then: how would this affect other stacks like > > the ones I mentioned before? And then there might be other libraries > > involved. Granted, we do not know exactly which ones but... > > It is actually fairly easy to answer this question as well: simply identify > all the packages in the archive that depend on one of the known dual-stack > libraries, That's libqt5gui5: <https://perezmeyer.com.ar/ben/qtbase.html> And that's just the tip of the iceberg. libqt5gui5 is surely the second most used library provided by Qt just before libqt5core5. > prepare dual stack packages that use the symbols file magic from > Ubuntu, rebuild all the reverse-dependencies, and identify all those > packages which are libraries and which end up with a dependency only on the > GL version of the package instead of a dependency on GL | GLES. > > A fair amount of compile time required to do this analysis, but relatively > little human time. As long as the human behind it has a way to simply trigger this rebuilds automatically. I think Ubuntu has by using launchpad. We in Debian don't (please prove me wrong!). On my current machine that would take approximately... a couple of months. Without using it for anything else. Of course, if anyone feels like doing it... :-) -- http://mx.grulic.org.ar/lurker/message/20081108.174208.4f42e55c.es.html Así se corrobora el software legal en Argentina Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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