Re: Transitioning CI builds of all non-Frameworks from Qt 5.9
- Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:38:12 +0100
- From: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Transitioning CI builds of all non-Frameworks from Qt 5.9
On Dienstag, 4. Dezember 2018 18:10:44 CET Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Monday, 3 December 2018 01:30:25 PST René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> > Can't you just configure the CI to use Qt 5.10? I think it's not good to
> > hardcode an "overzealous" (for lack of a better word) Qt version in
> > projects that don't require them AND I think that one should support the
> > current LTS release in as many projects as possible as a general rule of
> > principle.
> > There's a reason why those LTS releases exist and that should probably be
> > taken into consideration ESPECIALLY for the KF5 Frameworks (remember why
> > kdelibs4 was split up)!
> Which is exactly why 5.11.3 (released today) should be picked. It contains
> all fixes that 5.9.7 contains, whereas 5.10.1 does not. Moving from 5.9.7
> to 5.10.1 means regressing all those fixes.
Yeah, the only sensible option is to support the last LTS release and the
latest non-LTS release. Moving from 5.9 to 5.10 is backwards, and kdepim
moving to an insecure unsupported Qt version should not be encouraged.