[Development] [Releasing] Starting preparations for Qt 5.1

Thomas McGuire thomas.mcguire at kdab.com
Mon Mar 18 16:52:22 CET 2013


Hi,

On Monday 18 March 2013 16:18:07 Knoll Lars wrote:
> >On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 10:24:23AM +0000, Ahumada Sergio wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> 
> >>
> >> Making of Qt 5.1 minor release will soon start:
> >> 
> >>
> >> - Plan is to move 'dev' into 'stable' branch on March 19th.
> >>
> >> 
> >
> >i'd like to raise a formal objection.
> >
> >CI was virtually unusable for two weeks now.
> >due to that there is a completely unreasonable backlog of changes meant
> >for 5.1 now. it makes no sense to re-target (or even deny them) due to
> >infrastructure problems.
> 
> We have said that we'll move to time based releases. Should we stop this
> because we aren't yet good enough in controlling our systems? I don't
> think so. It might feel unfair to some people, but we've had these
> discussions about some features missing the deadline every single minor
> release.
> 
> Now if there are one or two features that are vital to make Qt 5.1
> possible, we can discuss exceptions for those.

QtSensors needs to be added to qt5.git, but couldn't yet, due to CI failures. 
See https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,48905.

Regards,
Thomas
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