KF 5.37 requiring Qt 5.7
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Aug 7 15:36:05 UTC 2017
David Faure wrote:
> On lundi 7 août 2017 16:46:59 CEST Rex Dieter wrote:
>> David Faure wrote:
>> > On mercredi 2 août 2017 22:55:10 CEST Rex Dieter wrote:
>> >> David Faure wrote:
>> >> > According to the policy that KF5 should work with the last 3
>> >> > releases of Qt5.x, it is time now for upcoming releases of KF5 to
>> >> > drop support for Qt 5.6.
>> >> >
>> >> > Packagers: is that acceptable?
>> >> I'd prefer to continue to allow 5.6 awhile, to continue to allow
>> >> support for rhel 7.
>> > That's curious, how do you package the parts of KDE Applications or
>> > Workspace that already require Qt 5.7 ?
>> I haven't packaged those pieces yet.
>> Sounds like you may have moved forward anyway, so I guess I'll have to
>> the process of removing KF5 from the EPEL addon repository for rhel7. I
>> shame, I and a few others did a fair amount of work to get that in.
> Isn't it an option to leave it in, at version 5.36, rather than removing
> it completely ?
In the short-term, yes.
Long term, I'm not willing to ship (and support) this if it's not supported
upstream either (where bugs are usually fixed in newer releases).
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