KDE 4.4 Qt version

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Tue Jan 12 20:28:16 GMT 2010

On Tuesday 12 January 2010, Tom Albers wrote:
> Op Tuesday 12 January 2010 19:20 schreef u:
> > > 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...
> Yes, I agree too. Since it is runtime, can't we detect at runtime and print
> a nice error message and refuse to start kde and the applications? Distro's
> which do basic testing will catch and fix it for their users, users which
> build themselves are warned that way too...

Why not even refuse to build with the bad version ?
Is it a common use case to build against 4.6.0 and then run with a later 
version ?


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