KDE 4.4 Qt version

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Tue Jan 12 18:20:25 GMT 2010

On Tuesday 12 January 2010, Mark Kretschmann wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Boudewijn Rempt <boud at valdyas.org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 12 January 2010, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> >> >   This gives a pretty bad impression of KDE if apps randomly crash
> >> >
> >> > everytime you close them or logout.
> >>
> >> You mean this gives a pretty bad impression of Qt, right?
> >
> > You really think that users will blame Qt, not KDE if a KDE app crashes?
> Good point. And seriously: KDE 4.4 with Qt 4.6.0 is a disaster. I have
> to use it sometimes on Myriam's box, and there isn't much that doesn't
> crash. It all crashes at some point, I find it unusable.
> So yeah, I think requiring Qt 4.6.1 would be a good idea, imho.

I agree, if we know that version x.y.z of package Foo makes our software 
crash, we should require a version != x.y.z of Foo.
Even if that means to delay the release.
What's a release worth if it crashes all the time...


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