Dose Qt5 support for Embedded Linux System?what kind of Embedded system and what kind of chip



  • I can't find any download for Qt5 Embedded System,but only Qt4.8.I want to know whether qt5 supports for Embedded Linux system?I saw Qt5 just supplies these version:

    Qt 5.0.2 for Linux 32-bit (395 MB) (Info)
    Qt 5.0.2 for Linux 64-bit (394 MB) (Info)
    Qt 5.0.2 for Mac (404 MB) (Info)
    Qt 5.0.2 for Windows 32-bit (MinGW 4.7, 650 MB) (Info)
    Qt 5.0.2 for Windows 32-bit (VS 2010, 485 MB) (Info)
    Qt 5.0.2 for Windows 32-bit (VS 2010, OpenGL, 476 MB) (Info)
    Qt 5.0.2 for Windows 64-bit (VS 2012, 500 MB) (Info)

    And another question is when qt5.1 and qt5.2 open source release?Do they supply some functions for developing android?


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    Qt 5.1. is now in Beta1 stage, it does support Android, iOS as tech previews. Apart from that the standard list is valid: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux/ Unix (X11, Wayland), BlackBerry, QNX.

    As for the embedded stuff: yes, as long as you have a good graphics stack and C++98 compiler, Qt will work. There is no specific Embedded prebuild available because QWS was dropped in favour for Qt Platform Abstraction. So, Qt does not ship with a windowing system anymore, it expects the OS to provide one (or at least some display devices like directFB etc.).



  • Hi, I only found this thread today but at least the Raspberry Pi and the Cubieboard support Qt5.

    For Cubieboard, there's at least this thread on the subject:

    http://www.cubieforums.com/index.php?topic=173.0

    Other than that, there's also work being done with libhybris, a way to use android libraries on Linux - and Qt5 on top.



  • Take a look at qtbase/mkspecs/devices ( https://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qtbase/source/060b853a2f1fc9eb6e91d004ad9162e84dc66fd3:mkspecs/devices )

    Some of these might be out of date and may not work, but Raspberry Pi, i.MX6 (Sabre Lite), Beagleboard, Beaglebone Black are known to work at least.


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