[osg-users] Feedback/guidance sought on move of osgQt out into it's own project/repository

Mathieu MARACHE mathieu.marache at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 19:56:46 PDT 2016

Hi again,

I've moved forward and compiled and executed osgQt on Qt5 on macOS.
The modifications are made on my repo (forked from Tom's) in a branch :


There are still some bits like soversion that are hardcoded (the stock
FindOpenSceneGraph.cmake doesn't provide it).


On 18 September 2016 at 02:49, Mathieu MARACHE <mathieu.marache at gmail.com>

> Hi Robert,
> I cloned tom's attempt to reduce history : https://github.com/blobfish/os
> gQtCleaned01
> I'm now in the process of simplifying a bit some things, finding OT, OSG,
> etc.
> Something is still bothering me as OpenSceneGraph is not the only piece of
> software osgQt depends on, but also OpenThreads... And the needed
> OpenThreads is the one built on Qt's QThreads...
> OpenSceneGraph itself is agnostic of the threading library OT is built on.
> And it should, however OT is very aware :-)
> The only way I see removing Qt altogether from the OpenSceneGraph equation
> is to separate OpenThreads also, just like osgQt...
> I'm not sure how this would simplify linux distro package creators.
> Thoughts ?
> Le ven. 16 sept. 2016 à 18:02, Robert Osfield <robert.osfield at gmail.com>
> a écrit :
>> On 16 September 2016 at 16:17, Mathieu MARACHE
>> <mathieu.marache at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Better approach ! Looks like we have a winner :-)
>> Do you want me to apply the script to my osgQt, or do you want to
>> apply them to your own.
>> Once we feel that osgQt is ready to be used standalone I'd suggest
>> forking which ever of our osgQt repo's is most appropriate so that we
>> then have a osgQt on the openscenegraph git hub account, I then can
>> grant you and who else you want write permission on the project.
>> Just let me know how you'd want thing to progress.
>> One thing I was planning to do with my osgQt repo was simplifying the
>> CMakeLists.txt files to remove all the complex stuff that exists due
>> to complexity/history of the OSG project.  I have written a few
>> NodeKit;s over the years with simplified CMake files which I can use
>> as inspiration.  Unfortunately these aren't public projects so I can't
>> just point you at them as an example.
>> Robert.
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