Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Aug 2013 21:00 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives

Although I have been a lazy blogger lately we haven't been lazy working on our remaining tasks at all. So, unsurprisingly, since my previous post we have reached and passed a few nice milestones. The latest one is that we're finally able to build the gcc2/gcc4 hybrid Haiku images again, including all the software needed for the official release.

While that in itself isn't a particularly impressive feat - after all we were already able to build the complete gcc 2 part before - the interesting aspect is how we are doing it.

Interesting progress for Haiku.

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RE[2]: Comment by v_bobok
by testadura on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 08:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by v_bobok"
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Sounds like a neat plan. Although I cannot exactly imagine how this will materialize. How will this differ from running QT apps in a QT runtime? Or will Haiku be the QT runtime itself?
Does a QT application have access to Haiku specific API's like messaging/translators/etc? If so, you loose the benefit somewhat, since an application is not cross platform anymore and QT Haiku development still needs customization.

Edited 2013-08-23 08:38 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by v_bobok
by drcouzelis on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 14:19 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by v_bobok"
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RE[4]: Comment by v_bobok
by alphaseinor on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 18:11 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by v_bobok"
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2012-01-11

Maybe we should just port the Be API over to linux, then get the linux people jazzed about it, call it ... LinuxAPI ... then they will start making new applications that are easier to port to Haiku. ;)

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