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

Sebastian Kügler sebas at
Sun Jul 11 10:04:16 CEST 2010

On Thu July 8 2010 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).

We need to communicate clearly that we really require the latest Qt for our 
software to work well, that's something we'll add to the release notes 
(similar situation with some graphics drivers actually, where you'll see huge 
performance improvements just by installing the latest release).

It's something we'll add to the release notes.
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