Is trunk dependant of Qt 4.5 or not, as of now?

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Thu Feb 12 22:17:50 CET 2009

On 12.02.09 22:03:43, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> I am confused if it is okay to add Qt4.5-dependant code to trunk, without an 
> ifdef. What is the official policy? Is there one? There should be. I have no 
> opinion in this regard, so I don't request the one or the other, just a need 
> for clarity :)

There hasn't been an announcement that Qt4.5 is required for compilation,
however we do seem to have a runtime-dep on it by now already. 
> Could there please be an official announcement for the developers in trunk?
> And, if I may wish, it would be nice if such changes could be scheduled and 
> announced in the future, so everyone can prepare and isn't catched by 
> surprise.

Yes, though it was announced that we'd switch qt-copy to 4.5 after the
release of 4.2, there's been simply no discussion as to when Qt4.5 would be
required. Not on kde-core nor here.

> Which are the official communication channels today, perhaps I just listen on 
> the wrong ones?

kde-devel would be the right one to listen for such an announcement, or

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