Qt5PatchCollection versions (broken QWE)

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Wed May 26 16:39:42 BST 2021

On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:19 PM Harald Sitter <sitter at kde.org> wrote:
> Hola
> QWE and QtScript in our kde/5.15 branches currently have unaligned versions.
> QWE 5.15.4:
> https://invent.kde.org/qt/qt/qtwebengine/-/blob/kde/5.15/.qmake.conf
> QtBase 5.15.3:
> https://invent.kde.org/qt/qt/qtbase/-/blob/kde/5.15/.qmake.conf
> This then breaks version alignment expectations. For example QWECore
> requires QtWebChannel at the same version but since the versions are
> misaligned the requirement check changes.
> CMake Error at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/cmake/Qt5WebEngineCore/Qt5WebEngineCoreConfig.cmake:111
> (find_package):
>   Could not find a configuration file for package "Qt5WebChannel" that is
>   compatible with requested version "5.15.4".
>   The following configuration files were considered but not accepted:
>     /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/cmake/Qt5WebChannel/Qt5WebChannelConfig.cmake,
> version: 5.15.3
> I would think that we should simply align the versions at whatever
> version seems appropriate. To that end I would propose that we lower
> the versions of QWE and QtScript to .3.
> Thoughts? Should I start an MR?
> (Also, kinda unrelated but I couldn't find a good venue to discuss
> things with all curators as gitlab issues are disabled for everything
> but the backport tracker :-( similarly I'm not sure where one would
> file a regression bug report if there were one - might need sorting
> out TBH)
> HS

Discussing here probably makes sense.

Does this maybe mean that we started from the wrong commit? I'd say
your recommendations are sound. +1


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