[PyQt] Building PyQt5 for embedded Linux systems
phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Fri Jul 24 16:13:43 BST 2015
On 24/07/2015 3:33 pm, David Boddie wrote:
> On the #pyqt IRC channel on Freenode, I'm being asked about the best
> way to build
> PyQt5 for an embedded system, using the framebuffer rather than X as
> the display
> system. I've just helped someone get PyQt4 built for a configuration
> like this
> using the toolchain for a PowerPC system:
> I imagine that using pyqtdeploy is the preferred way to do this these
> Is that correct?
> Can anyone share their experiences with this kind of embedded
> development using PyQt?
The traditional problem with embedded systems, as you know, is whether
it uses a stripped down version of Qt. If it is a full version, but
without the X11 specific calls, then it would be easy enough to define a
new SIP feature to disable those when necessary.
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