KF 5.37 requiring Qt 5.7
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Aug 7 16:25:35 UTC 2017
David Faure wrote:
>> > 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
> I thought you said that long term you were looking at upgrading to Qt
I may or may not be successful.
> In any case I'm not sure why Qt's promise to maintain 5.6 for 3 years
> means that all Qt-based libraries must promise the same.
<shrug>, you asked for feedback, and I gave it. I'm just spelling out the
results of implementing the change now => dropping support for RHEL7
It's up to you if you choose to implement changes that means some downstream
distros cannot (reasonably) use your (latest/supported) software anymore.
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