Articles tagged with #planetdebian-en




Using libgps instead of libQgpsmm within a Qt application

I was in need of creating a Qt application using current Debian stable (Stretch) and gpsd. I could have used libQgpsmm which creates a QTcpSocket for stablishing the connection to the gpsd daemon. But then I hit an issue: libQgpsmm was switched to Qt 5 after the Strech release, namely …



Cross compiling CMake-based projects using Ubuntu/Debian's multi arch

As you probably already know Ubuntu (and then Debian) added Multi-Arch support quite some time ago. This means that you can install library packages from multiple architectures on the same machine. Thanks to the work of many people, in which I would like to specially mention Helmut Grohne, we are …



moving Qt 4 from Debian testing (aka Buster): some statistics, update II

As in my previous blogpost I'm taking a look at our Qt4 removal wiki page. Of a total of 438 filed bugs: 181 bugs (41.32%) have been already fixed by either porting the app/library to Qt 5 or a removal from the archive has happened. On most cases …



Experimental cross compiling Qt in Debian packages

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