[Slackbuilds-users] qt5 is sorely in need of an update
dave at dawoodfall.net
Sun Jul 15 09:07:18 UTC 2018
On Wednesday 11 July 2018 03:34,
Dave Woodfall <dave at dawoodfall.net> put forth the proposition:
> On Tuesday 3 July 2018 10:40,
> orbea at fredslev.dk <orbea at fredslev.dk> put forth the proposition:
> > > 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.
> > I didn't even notice that yet!
> > I meant that Qt5 upstream released 5.7.1 in December 14 2016 and will
> > not update it again.
> > https://wiki.qt.io/Qt_5.7_Release
> > When programs I use will soon no longer support releases older than
> > 5.9 I can not complain to them that it will no longer build in
> > Slackware because by all means we should of updated literally years
> > ago...
> I submitted python2-sip earlier (4.19.6 which is in line with the
> python3 version on sbo at the moment).
> I've put some basic instructions in README on what options you might
> need to supply to applications to build against it, and how to use it
> as a module in python2 code. eg:
> --sip-incdir="/usr/include/python$PYTHONVER/python2-sip" \
> import python2_sip
python2-sip is now available. The ball is in Larry's court now ;)
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