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Re: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64

On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:05:27PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> At least mesa drivers can be used for desktop GL or GLESv2 just fine,
> AFAIK.  Maybe the answer for Qt is to switch to GLESv2 for all
> architectures, to stop the special-casing madness, instead of making it
> spread? :)

According to config_help.txt [1], Qt uses ES2 by default on Windows.
It probably means that it will work fine with most desktop video cards.

But as Lisandro says, such a change in Debian will break many packages
(which are currently broken on ARM only), so we are definitely not
considering it at this point.

[1]: https://code.qt.io/cgit/qt/qtbase.git/tree/config_help.txt#n271

Dmitry Shachnev

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