[Linaro-dev] Embedded Qt (QWS) packages
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Mon Jun 28 12:59:15 BST 2010
On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 2:53 PM, David Rusling <david.rusling at linaro.org> wrote:
> I suspect that the interesting question is how QT interacts with Clutter
> / OpenGL(ES) not how it interacts with X.
There is a Clutter-Qt port which embed the default ClutterStage into a
parent QtWidget. It has a dependency on X11 though.
Qt itself provides a good support for OpenGL-ES 1.1/2.0 and OpenVG
1.0/1.1 painting profiles.
> I see a swing away from X, not
> an integration with it, in all the upcoming dominant platforms. That said,
> a native embedded QT stack is an interesting 'head' and, providing good test
> cases etc.
> On 28 June 2010 08:44, Alexandros Frantzis <alexandros.frantzis at linaro.org>
>> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 11:34:21AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
>> > Is there a X11 server which can run (perhaps windowed) under QWS? This
>> > would be great for compatibility with X apps. Something like
>> > Xephyr/Xnest perhaps?
>> The GUI part of all applications that run under QWS must be written in
>> pure Qt. Unfortunately, I don't know of such an X11 server.
>> The whole Qt/QWS environment is really targeted for special purpose
>> systems with strict memory constraints that run dedicated UIs. It is not
>> designed to be able to interact with other GUI toolkits and
>> There is a very old (but still relevant) discussion about this issue:
>> The bottom line is that if there is a need for both Qt and general X11
>> support in a resource-constrained environment, the only feasible way is
>> to use Qt/X11 over a lightweight X11 server (eg KDrive).
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