hard-dep for Qt 4.8

Shaun Reich shaun.reich at kdemail.net
Thu Jan 12 15:50:34 GMT 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 9:09 AM, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin at kde.org> wrote:

> I don't think there is a feature which is a good reason, but a "bug". I am
> quite sure that there are still some issues around q_delete_all and the other
> changes in Qt 4.8 causing regressions.

> Our distributions will ship 4.8 together with 4.8 and this combination might
> just be untested by the maintainers. So I strongly suggest that we make Qt 4.8
> a dependency for master just to get the code tested and fixed before distros
> use it.

Precisely my thoughts. (actually, e.g. fedora already uses 4.8 with 4.7.4 iirc)

Any other voters? ;-)

> So unless there is a good reason why not to increase, I would like to see
> master depend on Qt 4.8.

Shaun Reich,
KDE Software Developer (kde.org)

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