[webkit-help] Cross-compiling webkit for ARM platform on Linux-x86 machine

Gabor Loki loki at inf.u-szeged.hu
Thu Aug 20 22:18:24 PDT 2009

Jilu Oommen wrote:
> No , this does not work, still g++ is getting invoked instead of
> arm-softfloat-linux-gnu-g++
> My observation is that each time when build-webkit is invoked, the 
> makefiles are getting generated,
> and CXX flag is getting the value g++.

If you invoke qmake the makefiles will be regenerated.

This guide shows the general way how to use a cross-compiler in Qt:


> tonikitoo (Antonio Gomes) wrote:
>> CC=arm-softfloat-linux-gnu-g++ build-webkit --qt
>> maybe CXX instead of CC
>> does it work ?
>> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Ariya 
>> Hidayat<ariya.hidayat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Currently my problem is that for crosscompiling Webkit-Qt port for 
>>>> ARM,
>>>> instead of g++
>>>> I want to compile the files using 'arm-softfloat-linux-gnu-g++'
>>> Have you ever tried to compile simple Qt-based program for ARM using
>>> your 'arm-softfloat-linux-gnu-g++' compiler? If not, then try to do
>>> that first.

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