Qt 5.3.0 release on i.MX6 using fsl-community-bsp and meta-qt5

Document created by Stephano Cetola on Jun 5, 2014Last modified by Stephano Cetola on Sep 8, 2015
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These are my notes for compiling Qt 5.3.0 release using the fsl-community-bsp and the meta-qt5 layer graciously provided by the much lauded Otavio and Martin Jansa.  My test board is the wandboard solo.  My original procedure was based on this document: Compiling Qt5.3.0-beta1 on Yocto which was in turn based on this tutorial: Building Qt5 using yocto on Wandboard - Wandboard Wiki

 

Steps to build:

 

repo init -u https://github.com/Freescale/fsl-community-bsp-platform -b daisy; repo sync

 

cd sources; git clone https://github.com/cetola/meta-qt5.git

 

**as of this commit:

https://github.com/meta-qt5/meta-qt5/commit/e9ad98bbed6065989ef4648e724f27275b35b838

the meta-qt5 official repo is now using qt 5.3.  I won't be updating my layer, and I suggesting using theirs.

 

add to bblayers.conf:

  ${BSPDIR}/sources/meta-openembedded/meta-ruby \

  ${BSPDIR}/sources/meta-qt5 \

 

add to local.conf:

DISTRO_FEATURES_remove = "x11 wayland"

PACKAGECONFIG_append_pn-qtmultimedia = " gstreamer010 "

 

bitbake wandboard-image-qt5

 

I will do my best to keep this working with the latest in daisy. Current functionality includes playing hardware accellerated video in QML.  However, examples such as multimediawidgets/player,  multimediawidgets/videowidget do not play video. Also qtwebkit/browser, qtwebkit/youtubeview qtwebkit/fanicybrowser do not support HTML5 video.

 

Comments welcome.

 

Cheers,

Stephano

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