Cross compiling KDE / Nokia N900

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Wed Dec 23 14:26:00 CET 2009

On Wednesday 23 December 2009, Marijn Kruisselbrink wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 December 2009 14:06:18 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > On Tuesday 22 December 2009, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > ...
> >
> > > We've been successful at getting Qt to cross compile for the N900. It
> > > works much faster and requires no VM. In fact, it works with build
> > > farms too, so get all the benefits of a normal build.
> > >
> > > Any chance we can get an effort started to make KDE cross-compileable?
> >
> > Yes, it's also on my todo, but it would be really nice if somebody else
> > could actually do the work and I would just "guide" throught the
> > necessary steps.
> I did all the necessary steps about two years ago already, when I managed
> to fully crosscompile large bits of kde to run it on an openmoko (or other
> openembedded based) device, only I didn't commit most of that work I think
> (although some of that might still be in branches/work/soc-plasma-sff
> (mainly revision 824581 in that branch I think)), but probably some of the

Maybe we can go through the changes one by one ?

> stuff of how this is supposed to be done has also changed in cmake since
> then.

CMake supports cross compiling since summer 2007/cmake 2.6.0. Which version 
did you use ?


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