Qt 3.2 requirement

Ralf Nolden nolden at kde.org
Fri Jul 25 22:38:04 BST 2003

On Freitag, 25. Juli 2003 20:01, Maksim Orlovich wrote:
> > I ack coolo that supporting two versions is a pain. Hence my question
> > where a KDE 3.1.x environment has problems with Qt 3.2 so people wanting
> > to use Qt 3.2 can given an exact answer where to expect problems if they
> > want to use KDE 3.1 with it.
> Part of the answer is: if they use most of the available styles (excluding
> Keramik and dotNET), the toolbars will look /really/ bad. Also, flat
> toolbar mode is utterly broken. There are also some cases where Qt3.2
> sends bogus mouse move events, although I don't know whether anything is
> seriously affected w/that in KDE3.1.x. And this is just the stuff I know
> off. It's also probably the case that at least some developers may refuse
> to honor support requests of any sort to this combination; in particular
> because this combination has been explictily disabled by ./configure, and
> so any packager overriding this for purposes other than testing is
> explicitly taking their users into a 'this may not work' territory.
Well, preventing KDE 3.1 to be compiled with Qt 3.2 is one thing but 
installing Qt 3.2 over Qt 3.1.x is the other :)  With ./configure you can't 
exclude that possibility and if there are bugs with using Qt 3.2 with KDE 3.1 
then at least we should kind of document them say at developer.kde.org. 


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