Request to bump Qt version requirements to 4.6.3 for KDE SC 4.5 (and above)

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Thu Jul 8 17:51:31 CEST 2010

On 08.07.10 17:36:09, Maciej Mrozowski wrote:
> Hello
> >From what I understand, Plasma in KDE4 Workspace 4.5 relies on notifications 
> provided by libdbusmenu-qt to control what to draw in system tray. And 
> apparently Qt <= Qt-4.6.2 contains known bug that causes 'close application' 
> notifications not to be delivered - as a result causing system tray 
> regressions - application icons not disappearing.
> and similar reports.
> Because it's quite visually exposed and obvious bug (confirmed to be solved 
> with mentioned Qt upgrade), I propose bumping Qt requirements to 4.6.3 for 4.5 
> branch and trunk for whole KDE SC release (currently it requires Qt 4.6.0).

This has already been discussed and as a compile-time requirement doesn't
make a runtime-requirement its been dis-approved (in fact this exact bump
was made, discussed afterwards and reverted again (see r1135987 and
r1136437 in kdelibs). IIRC the discussion was on kde-core-devel.


You will wish you hadn't.

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