[PyQt] PyQt-5.8.0 fails to build against Qt with OpenGLES support

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Feb 25 11:39:21 GMT 2017

On 25 Feb 2017, at 11:10 am, Heiko Becker <heirecka at exherbo.org> wrote:
> On 02/25/17 11:38, Phil Thompson wrote:
>>> On 02/24/17 23:49, Phil Thompson wrote:
>>>>> if Qt is compiled with support for OpenGLES, PyQt 5.8.0 fails
>>>>> to build with the error below. With Qt without OpenGLES it
>>>>> builds fine, as well as with PyQt-5.7 regardless of the state
>>>>> of OpenGLES.
>>>>> Any idea why this might happen?
>>>> It might happen if your system supports OpenGLES v3 (rather than
>>>> v2).
>>> I see it on one system which only supports v2.
>>>> Try tonight's snapshot.
>>> Thanks, but unfortunately, that doesn't help.
>> OpenGLES isn't being detected on your system for some reason and is
>> falling back to desktop OpenGL. What is the content of qtdetail.out
>> generated by configure.py?
> It just contains one line, "shared".
> Also, I have to correct my previous answer a bit, my mesa/Qt has indeed
> support for OpenGLES v3/v3.1 (besides v2), just my hardware doesn't.

That suggests there is something different with your Qt configuration. It doesn't seem to be defining any of the macros that specify OpenGLES support.


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