Qt 5.4 for Plasma 5.2
aleixpol at kde.org
Tue Oct 28 17:40:27 UTC 2014
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> El Dimarts, 28 d'octubre de 2014, a les 15:26:46, Jonathan Riddell va
> > Qt 5.4 is due to be released sometime soon. Plasma 5.2 is due to be
> > released in January.
> Let's give some dates:
> * Qt 5.4 release -> 2 Dec
> * Plasma 5.2 beta -> 19 Dec (tars)
> This seems *very* close to me given that Qt has a quite good track at
> the releases.
> So there are two questions here:
> * Is there something in Qt5.4 that makes it clear we want to use it?
> * Do we care if Plasma5.2 is delayed because Qt5.4 is delayed?
> Also going with Qt5.4 reduces greatly the amount of people that can
> to those that want to build Qt themselves.
> > Plasma devs only want to support one version of Qt. There would be a few
> > useful features in Qt 5.4 that Plasma could use but we could also hang
> > with Qt 5.3 if distros needed it.
> > Would it be a problem to need Qt 5.4 in Plasma 5.2?
> > Jonathan
What we discussed in the 5.2 hangout, was that whenever Qt 5.4.0 is
released for good, then we will decide to bump the Qt version requirement.
It was quite a heated argument by the way (for our standards anyway, nobody
got hurt ;)).
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