[Buildroot] [RFC v1] WIP: package/qt5webengine: fix compile flags for rpi zero

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Sun Feb 23 21:12:25 UTC 2020

Hello Peter,

On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 23:49:38 +0100
Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net> wrote:

> The qt5webengine configure simple takes QT_ARCH ('arm') to determine the
> chromium compiler flags resulting in wrong defaults for the rpi
> zero case (resulting in illegal instruction failure), e.g.:
> 	-march=armv7-a -mfloat-abi=hard -mtune=generic-armv7-a -mfpu=vfpv3-d16
> Add patch to overwrite the chromium settings with suitable values
> for the rpi zero case in the file rc/3rdparty/chromium/build/config/arm.gni.
> Fixes:
>   $ /usr/lib/qt/examples/webengine/minimal/minimal
>   Illegal instruction
> Signed-off-by: Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net>
> ---
> Notes:
>   - Work-In-Progress patch to test the prinziple of chromium configuration
>     for the rpi zero case, do not apply. A real fix should set the
>     values in arm.gni determined from the buildroot configuration.

I was indeed going to ask: why do we care about the RPi Zero

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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