Boot to Qt Glossary

Boot to Qt Software Stack A full software stack for embedded Linux systems that will be installed into target devices. The software stack can be used for development, debugging, and testing purposes, and it aims to demonstrate wide range of features in Qt.
Cross-compilation toolchain A collection of software development tools that run on one architecture and allow you to develop software for a targeted architecture. For more information, see Yocto Manual.
Host platform A desktop platform where Qt and the development tools are installed.
Qt Maintenance Tool Qt Maintenance Tool is installed under the Qt installation directory when you download Qt deliveries via the Qt Online Installer. With Qt Maintenance Tool, you can add components and update or remove installed components.
QBSP Qt Board Support Package (QBSP) provides needed components for using Qt on an embedded device. QBSPs are installed using Qt Online Installer, either from online content or from a separately downloaded .qbsp file. When using Boot to Qt Software Stack, a QBSP contains a cross-compilation toolchain that is integrated into Qt Creator, and a device image that you can use to boot your device using Boot to Qt Software Stack.
Qt Online Installer With the installer, you can install Qt versions and components. The installer is available via Qt Customer Portal. In Product, select Qt Online Installer to see the available versions for different host platforms.
System image A binary image containing Boot to Qt Software Stack that can be flashed to the target device.
Target device Embedded hardware where Boot to Qt Software Stack is running.

Available under certain Qt licenses.
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