[webkit-qt] Qt5 WebKit packaging for Ubuntu/ARM

Andras Becsi abecsi at webkit.org
Thu Jun 7 02:19:49 PDT 2012

Hi Zoltan,

The error you encounter seems to be related to WebGL, which is
currently not supported on ARM.
Try adding --no-webgl to your build-webkit command line.

This option used to be called --no-3d-canvas, I'm not sure if it was
already renamed in the qt5 webkit module.


On 7 June 2012 07:16, Zoltán Balogh <zoltan.balogh at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am packaging the Qt5 modules for Ubuntu Precise/Quantal for both x86 and
> ARM targets: https://launchpad.net/~canonical-qt5-edgers/+archive/qt5-daily
>  It is a fun exercise as week to week it requires some creativity as the
> code base evolves.
> Most of the modules build well and their packaging is rather straight
> forward.
> But the qtwebkit module (alias qt5-module) archives (ar cqs) 2184 object
> files to libWebCore.a That makes in most build environment/system even with
> a very short package name 120k size argument. It will be a huge (literally)
> problem. Is here anybody who I can work together to solve this problem? I am
> 1 inch away to provide the full set of Qt5 x86/armel packages for Ubuntu
> Precise and Quantal...
> But even fixing this problem with a workaround the qtwebkit fails to link on
> arm target:  http://pastebin.com/5yXJTvfY
> I wonder if there is anybody who I can work together to prevent problems
> when we start packaging Qt5 for the distributions.
> cheers,
> Zoltan
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