[Development] requesting an own 4.8-blackberry10 branch on gitorious

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Dec 17 16:29:00 CET 2012

On segunda-feira, 17 de dezembro de 2012 14.08.07, Laszlo Papp wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 1:55 PM, Peter Hartmann <phartmann at rim.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > would it be possible to get an own 4.8-blackberry10 branch on gitorious
> > in the qt repo (https://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qt), similar to the
> > 4.8.0-symbian branch that still exists?
> > 
> > The thing is for BlackBerry 10 we are working as close to upstream (i.e.
> > 4.8 branch) as possible, but due to some features we needed that are
> > hard to get into 4.8 (e.g.
> > https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,39135) and turnaround time for
> > getting patches into Qt 4 (+ getting them into Qt 5 first), it would be
> > good if we had an own dedicated branch for it.
> > 
> > We could point people to it in case they want to compile Qt themselves
> > for BlackBerry 10, and make sure everybody working on it (us and KDAB)
> > is using exactly the same branch.
> Sounds reasonable.

I agree, it is reasonable.

Vendor branches are welcome in the Qt Project infrastructure. If the release 
to BB10 will be patched anyway, I'd rather see their branch and be able to 
offer comments, as opposed to none of that.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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