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

Johannes Schöpfer johannes at schoepfer.info
Tue Jul 3 17:16:00 UTC 2018

Maybe you meant this by EOL also, the source mentioned in qt5.info has vanished. Sorry if this is already known by everybody, i didn't follow the qt discussion yet.

http://download.qt.io/official_releases/qt/5.7/5.7.1/single/qt-everywhere-opensource-src-5.7.1.tar.xzAm 03.07.2018 3:50 nachm. schrieb orbea at fredslev.dk:
> 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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