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jporkkahtc

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Any plans to support Linux on ARM processors?
« on: March 28, 2017, 07:58:45 pm »
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Re: Any plans to support Linux on ARM processors?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2017, 09:28:31 pm »
Out of curiosity, what sort of ARM devices were you thinking of?  Raspberry PI was my first guess, but there's more things in that space now than the last time I looked.

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Re: Any plans to support Linux on ARM processors?
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2017, 11:09:29 pm »
There is that, but also plenty of other arm boards available. (I can't be specific about what I'm using).
I can't be the only one though, can I?
Maybe you will need to make an Arm version for Windows too.
http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-pc-makers-lets-make-some-windows-10-arm-based-pcs/



I'm sure it is almost trivial to port slick to a new processor :-)
What processors do you already support?
Mostly X86, but I see sparc in there too - so you must have "C" versions of any code in hand written assembly.
Is hp-ux pa-risc?


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Re: Any plans to support Linux on ARM processors?
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2017, 04:45:34 pm »
We've been looking this a bit. The potentially tricky part for us is we may need to be on Qt 5.x. Right now, we're on 4.x. Also, not sure if disk space and memory limitations will be a problem.