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QT 4.x framework Port
« on: 2008.01.07, 23:58:55 »

Supporting thread for the QT 4.x framework Port bounty.
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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #1 on: 2009.01.14, 15:33:38 »
There is a lot of silence about the Qt port.
As Nokia just changed the license model of Qt to LGPL I hope this will help to update the Qt 3.3.x Port to Qt 4.5.
Is there anything we can do to make this fly (beside the bounty?).

I actually don't know which compiler has been used in the past for Qt, but as Paul updated GC  to 4.3.x (seems to work quite good) and also OpenWatcom get's an update (1.8 rc2 is out) this might help to get some developers working on a new Qt version for OS/2.
There are a lot of applications using Qt so it would be great to get a new version of it.
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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #2 on: 2009.01.15, 03:56:57 »
There is a lot of silence about the Qt port.
As Nokia just changed the license model of Qt to LGPL I hope this will help to update the Qt 3.3.x Port to Qt 4.5.
Is there anything we can do to make this fly (beside the bounty?).

I actually don't know which compiler has been used in the past for Qt, but as Paul updated GC  to 4.3.x (seems to work quite good) and also OpenWatcom get's an update (1.8 rc2 is out) this might help to get some developers working on a new Qt version for OS/2.
There are a lot of applications using Qt so it would be great to get a new version of it.

Hi - there has been some discussion about this on IRC in #netlabs. A couple of us are interested in taking a look at it seeing how much of the os2-specific code from 3.3.x could be reused in a 4.x port.  I do plan on taking a look someday - just not sure exactly when... FYI I've used GCC 3.3.5 in the past to compile Qt - haven't tried it yet with a newer GCC.

On the subject of GCC - after spending countless hours trying to fix dllexport/dllimport with Seamonkey/Thunderbird, I think I'm finally getting close to a solution, then I might have some time to look at other things (like Qt).

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #3 on: 2009.01.15, 10:58:26 »
Hey,

after spending countless hours trying to fix dllexport/dllimport with Seamonkey/Thunderbird, I think I'm finally getting close to a solution, then I might have some time to look at other things (like Qt).

...what would we be doing if there wasn't you? ;)
Thanks for all the work you are doing - much appreciated...

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #4 on: 2009.05.11, 16:11:51 »
as hopefully already known. it's being worked on.

see: http://qt.netlabs.org

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #5 on: 2009.06.25, 12:30:26 »
The Qt4 port is doing a lot of progress lately. Qmake is already ported and right now there is work done on the basic classes. The milestones set for the project are met till now. Look at the Qt4 Trac at netlabs,  there is the roadmap and the milestones shown ( http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4/roadmap ). If you want to see also the completed milestones enter: http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4/roadmap?show=all .

I'm very confident, that the project succeeds. But go get there we still need some sponsor units. To buy sponsor units please follow the link http://www.mensys.com/NetlabsQT4 .

To see the actual sponsored units look at http://qt.netlabs.org .

Many thanks to all who helped to get Qt4 reality.


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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #6 on: 2009.06.25, 12:42:42 »
does the Qt 4 Bounty make sense at all here? there is no money added to it and if people want to spend the QT 4 sponsor units at Mensys are the right way to go anyway.

what do you think?

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Silvan Scherrer
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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #7 on: 2009.06.25, 19:05:22 »
Although I think the OS/2 World bounties make sense in several cases, I think it would be wiser to contribute to divers project, which already has gathered quite some momentum.

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #8 on: 2009.09.08, 10:04:15 »
the Qt4 port got again a lot of progress lately. a second beta will be out today.
we expect to add more screenshots of already working apps to http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #9 on: 2009.09.08, 21:29:07 »
diver,

That is awesome! Kudos to all involved in this effort!!!

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« Reply #10 on: 2009.09.11, 11:57:17 »
the first ports of Applications start to work. i added a screenshot of a mostly working smplayer 0.6.8
see http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4

the second beta is a bit delayed. look at http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4/roadmap

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p.s. we still need money

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« Reply #11 on: 2009.09.19, 11:29:51 »
The second Beta is out.

There are still some issues, but in general it's working good.

For more infos see http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4

I'm still confident that we finish the project with all your help.

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #12 on: 2009.10.01, 18:30:59 »
hopefully all of you are aware of the apps already working. see http://svn.netlabs.org.qt4 for some screenshots. under http://svn.netlabs.org/qtapps is a link to already ported apps. right now 2 games.

the direct link should be: ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/qtapps/qt4fun.zip

this will show the effort we do to bring this project along. more apps to come.

please support us! we still need sponsor units.

thanks and regards
Silvan

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #13 on: 2009.10.01, 18:40:40 »
hopefully all of you are aware of the apps already working. see http://svn.netlabs.org.qt4 for some screenshots. under http://svn.netlabs.org/qtapps is a link to already ported apps. right now 2 games.

the direct link should be: ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/qtapps/qt4fun.zip

this will show the effort we do to bring this project along. more apps to come.

please support us! we still need sponsor units.

thanks and regards
Silvan


Hi!
I did try mentioned apps. Unfortunately none is working for me. I do run them (clicking icon or via command line) and ....nothing happens. I tried to copy dll's to ecs\os2\dll dir's... it didn't help.
There is mention in readme  about required fonts in c:\psfonts... - well, actually my boot disk is d: - so is there hardcoded path to c:\psfonts ? Is it why those games are not running? Any ideas?

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Re: QT 4.x framework Port
« Reply #14 on: 2009.10.01, 19:07:35 »
yes exactly the c:\psfonts\... needs to exist.
otherwise you see the crash, like mentioned in the readme. this is a restriction of the current QT4 beta