[Slackbuilds-users] qt5 is sorely in need of an update

Petar Petrov slackalaxy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 14:01:01 UTC 2018

isn't AlienBob's QT5 the same version?



On 3 July 2018 at 16:50, orbea at fredslev.dk <orbea at fredslev.dk> wrote:
> Is there any news on updating Qt5? The version 5.7.1 is EOL and has
> known security issues that will not be fixed. Slackware is also the
> only distro terrible enough to use 5.7.1 according to repology.
> https://repology.org/metapackage/qt5/versions
> To be blunt, software that will fail with a supported release of Qt5
> should be outright removed and Qt5 should be updated before the next
> weekly update. Its outright insulting that SBo would leave this issue
> unattended for so long.
> In the event that SBo is not willing to fix this asap (And I'm not
> willing to maintain Qt5) then I will exclusively support only
> AlienBob's Qt5 package for my own scripts and there will be no
> expectations that the Qt5 package at SBo will work or even should be
> used.
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