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

Zoltán Balogh zoltan.balogh at canonical.com
Thu Jun 7 02:35:32 PDT 2012

That is a good idea.

The the qtwebkit from the alpha release I actually built and packaged 
with the --no-3d-canvas, but this parameter does not exist any more.

Thanks for the advice, I give it a try and see in 4-5 hours :) how it goes.



On 06/07/2012 12:19 PM, Andras Becsi wrote:
> 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.
> /Andras
> 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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