[Development] [Interest] Qt 5 worries - A plea for software rendering fallbacks

lars.knoll at nokia.com lars.knoll at nokia.com
Thu Oct 27 12:30:52 CEST 2011

On 10/27/11 12:21 PM, "ext Simon Hausmann" <simon.hausmann at nokia.com>
>On a related note: The Chromium folks seem to be rather successful in
>WebGL on Windows on top of Angle ( http://code.google.com/p/angleproject/
>It would be nice to try out Angle for QtQuick/OpenGL in Qt 5 on Windows.

Absolutely. We should explore both Angle and Mesa/llvmpipe as fallback
options for OpenGL rendering in Qt.

Another interesting question will be how to provide runtime (more exact
startup-time) switching of the GL implementation. This could be required
to be able to run in recovery mode on Windows and for RDP.


>> > It makes all the difference between testing the resulting application
>> > or on every graphic card with every driver version a customer might
>> > Which is obviously impossible.
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