[PyQt] Error Building PyQt5 from Source

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Tue Aug 1 22:59:11 BST 2017

On Wed, Aug 02, 2017 at 07:48:56AM +1000, James Ross-Smith wrote:
> I tried running a very basic sample file last night, but received the error
> along the lines of "failed to load platform plugin 'xcb'. I built Qt with
> the ./configure flag 'no-xcb', as I will be using EGLFS instead. As such,
> shouldn't Qt be looking to initiate EGLFS rather than xcb anyway?
> Is there a configuration option I've missed to force EGLFS?

If I'm understanding the related Qt docs[1] properly, the -device switch
influences the default platform plugin used?

You might get it to run after a "export QT_QPA_PLATFORM=eglfs" or so,
though I only played with linuxfb a bit that way.

If that doesn't work and nobody else has an answer, the Qt Interest
mailinglist[2] might be a better place to ask.


[1] http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/embedded-linux.html
[2] http://lists.qt-project.org/mailman/listinfo/interest

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