[Development] Any supported platforms not tested in CI?
Jake.Petroules at qt.io
Mon Oct 23 23:13:02 CEST 2017
I believe we use qemu for the CI machines anyways, so we could probably emulate a ppc or mips CPU running Debian quite easily.
> On Oct 23, 2017, at 1:59 PM, Dmitry Shachnev <mitya57.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:14:12AM -0700, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> For every architecture where the processor can run in either endianness, the
>> system chooses one and sticks to it, so all software is specifically compiled
>> for that choice. It's also encoded in the Qt sysinfo name:
>> $ $QTLIBDIR/libQt5Core.t.so | head -1
>> This is the QtCore library version Qt 5.10.0 (x86_64-little_endian-lp64 shared
>> (dynamic) debug build; by GCC 7.2.1 20171005 [gcc-7-branch revision 253439])
>> armel - l for little endian
>> mipsel - l for little endian
>> mips64el - l for little endian
>> ppc64el - l for little endian
>> I'd recommend trying the mips build, though it doesn't have the "e" which I
>> believe stands for either "embedded" or "EABI" (where the E stands for
> No, in Debian architecture names “el” means little endian.
> If you can consider running native big endian hardware for CI, then Debian’s
> mips architecture would work, but other good choices are s390x and ppc64.
> See https://wiki.debian.org/ArchitectureSpecificsMemo#Summary for the full
> list of Debian architectures with their endianness.
> Dmitry Shachnev
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