Digikam 5.6 on ppa?
neinei at gmx.net
Mon Aug 7 15:36:51 BST 2017
by chance, I found today in the Kubuntu backport ppa some evidence on
DigiKam 5.6 for Xenial:
So I don't know whether it would be helpful or advisable to add the ppa
to the software sources of the distro if it is not already there by default.
On 06.07.2017 21:11, Philip Johnsson wrote:
> Official xenial packeges will not likely get any updates like that of QT.
> What one could hope for is that there is an other reliable PPA with at
> least QT 5.6 for xenial that could be used as source for a special build
> of digikam with/for that. The kubuntu team have done backports like that
> before on their PPA but it mostly depends on if they need to update QT
> to build new versions of KDE. If they would do it then I could use it
> for digikam (as I have done in the past).
> On Jul 6, 2017 14:30, "NeiNei" <neinei at gmx.net <mailto:neinei at gmx.net>>
> Thanks Philip für the further explanations.
> So do you think that there will be any chance that at least QT 5.6
> will enter Xenial LTS any time in the near future? Or would it be
> more advisable to change the distro for example from Linux Mint KDE
> to Linux KDE Neon in order to be "on the safe side" with future
> releases of DigiKam?
> Thanks in advance for your comments,
> On 06.07.2017 12:15, Peter Mc Donough wrote:
> Am 05.07.2017 um 22:19 schrieb Philip Johnsson:
> You need a reliable source of at least QT 5.6 for Ubuntu
> Xenial to build
> Digikam 5.6. Ubuntu Xenial use QT 5.5.1.
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