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Qt5 & Raspberry Pi

I received a Raspberry Pi this week (thanks Nokia & QtonPi!) and naturally baked Qt5 into it as the first thing. Started by just installing premade RPi Qt5 package, but as qmlscene is not yet included, went for building Qt5 following loosely these instructions. About 2 hours later, I had system setup with latest Raspbian image running Qt5 QML apps.

Last month when Qt5 first beta was coming together I prepared this "Qt5 Cinematic Experience" technology demo and got some good feedback. Samuel Rødal (btw check out his awesome "Qt 5 based 3D Wayland compositor" video!) kindly tested that it works also in RPi. Yes, it worked and was pretty fast also, but not even close to perfect... Now armed with RPi I wanted to spend some quality time with it, experimenting what the GPU (Broadcom VideoCore IV) likes and hates. So here comes "Qt5 Cinematic Experience - Raspberry Pi Edition":



The changes made for this RPi version are:
Original version was quite scalable, …