[SailfishDevel] Qt5SystemInfo status

Кожевников Андрей Андреевич coderusinbox at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 12:01:34 UTC 2016

you can read /etc/sailfish-version and etc.

12.01.2016 18:00, Oleksii Serdiuk пишет:
> Well, just for getting cell info - yes, should be enough to query 
> ofono(?) through dbus.
> For my case, Inned more info, like device model, OS version, etc. So 
> custom-built libQt5SystemInfo.so.5 is a drop-in replacement until Qt 
> SystemInfo gets whitelisted: I'll only have to remove it from the RPM 
> without needing to change anything in my app.
> On 12/01/16 12:53, Кожевников Андрей Андреевич wrote:
>> In most cases you can fetch information using dbus calls without using
>> systeminfo lib.
>> 12.01.2016 17:51, Oleksii Serdiuk пишет:
>>> I've had a similar issue: I needed Qt SystemInfo to integrate
>>> analytics into my app.
>>> The recommended way to solve linking against non-whitelisted
>>> libraries, is to ship them together with your app. However, just
>>> taking libQt5SystemInfo.so.5 from Sailfish repos and putting it into
>>> your RPM won't work: it links against other non-whitelisted libraries
>>> (namely, SSU, and SSU links further). So my solution was to build a
>>> custom version of libQt5SystemInfo.so.5, which excludes
>>> non-whitelisted libs.
>>> The source for Sailfish version of Qt SystemInfo is available here:
>>> https://git.merproject.org/mer-core/qtsystems
>>> I don't remember the qmake flags exactly (I can check them when I'm
>>> back home, if you need), but I think they were:
>>> > qmake CONFIG+=ofono CONFIG+=nox11option
>>> This will produce Harbour-compatible version of libQt5SystemInfo.so.5
>>> which you can link against and include into you RPM.
>>> Or, you can reuse my version of it. It's available here:
>>> https://olse.me/taot
>>> libQt5SystemInfo.so.5 is in rpm/lib/<arch> folder. You can take a look
>>> at taot.pro (lines 263-264, 278, and 284), rpm/harbour-taot.yaml (line
>>> 44), and rpm/harbour-taot.spec to see how I include the lib into RPM.
>>> On 11/01/16 03:29, Riku Lahtinen wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> I developed an app At Work, which records the time you stay at work by
>>>> using GPS. Because of the poor GPS functionality in buildings and
>>>> response of the app users I added a feature to utilize a cell
>>>> information also. For that I needed to import QtSystemInfo 5.0. I got
>>>> that to work by inserting two lines to spec file and everything 
>>>> seems to
>>>> be working. Though the app doesn't pass the Jolla Harbour rpm check,
>>>> because QtSysteminfo is not accepted in the test.
>>>> Does anybody know when QtSystemInfo is accepted to be used or are 
>>>> there
>>>> other paths to proceed? I know OpenRepos is one way but I like the 
>>>> work
>>>> they do in Jolla Harbour very much to increase the reliability of our
>>>> software.
>>>> Best Regards
>>>> Riku

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