Request to bump Qt version requirements to 4.6.3 for KDE SC 4.5 (and above)
thiago at kde.org
Thu Jul 8 19:28:01 CEST 2010
On Thursday 8. July 2010 18.42.36 Maciej Mrozowski wrote:
> The question is: who cares whether Qt minor releases are interchangeable
> or not so that we can just specify minimal required dependencies to
> ensure only that stuff compiles?
> "the build-time dependency should only be a minor release of Qt " - is
> this policy written anywhere? Why is it more important that code compiles
> than providing better user experience? I think it's fundamental question.
The build-time requirement doesn't influence the run-time requirement of Qt.
You can compile against 4.6.3 and then run against 4.6.0.
So requiring 4.6.3 to compile will NOT get your bug solved.
You need to convince your distro to upgrade. And all KDE has to do is to say
that distros should upgrade.
And that should go without saying that distros should always upgrade. And they
So what are you complaining about?
Bug reported -> ceck
Bug fixed -> check
Distros upgrading -> check
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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