[Slackbuilds-users] Qt 5.9 LTS released

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 19:06:34 UTC 2017

On 01/06/17 19:31, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
>> Thanks for the info Andrzej
>> unfortunately I am not optimistic that soon for Qt, sbo will run a sane
>> version politic,
>> The current maintainer showed more or less that he/she does not care to
>> much and/or does not understand why a LTS version strategy is the right
>> thing for a distribution like Slackware.
>> So sbo has always some version of Qt onboard, and the do it yourself
>> approach is required.
>> This is of course my personal opinion that reflects, or not, the reality ;-)
>> I will update my 5.6.2 build to 5.9 on the weekend, thanks for mentioning
>> the pcre2 note!
> That will have to be decided by qt5 maintainer (Larry)
> My suggestion (suppose we bump to 5.9) is to place them on -review
> branch first and see if other scripts are working fine with it. If it
> turns out to be OK, we can then merge it into master and 14.2.
> based on rough count, we have more than 60 other scripts depending on
> qt5 for hard dep and probably more with optional dep. That will take
> some time to test.


I'm fine with whatever Larry decides.
My only intent was to let you know the thing ;-)

Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

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