[Development] [Announce] Qt 5.0

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Mar 19 16:20:08 CET 2013

On terça-feira, 19 de março de 2013 14.55.57, Ahumada Sergio wrote:
> On 12/19/2012 04:56 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:> On quarta-feira, 19 de
> dezembro de 2012 14.07.29, List for announcements
> > regarding Qt releases and development wrote:
> >> Please check out my blog post post at
> >> http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2012/12/19/qt-5-0/ and the Qt Project
> >> (http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2012/12/19/qt-5-0/) and Digia
> >> (http://qt.digia.com/qt5) landing pages for further details.
> > 
> > The Qt Project link is:
> > 	http://qt-project.org/downloads
> > 
> > By the way, there's no mention at all of the official split packages. It
> > links only to the big (and in my eyes, deprecated) big tarballs.
> [sorry for bringing this old stuff back]
> So for 5.0.2 .. should we list all the split .tar.gz and .zip packages in a
> two column table ?
> https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTWEBSITE-502 seems to be related.
> I can take care of it for 5.0.2 if we decide this is the way to go (I don't
> remember when this was declared "official").

The split packages are the way that Linux distributions will build Qt, so it 
must work. It's also the only way (so far) that people could opt in and out of 
extra modules. If people don't want webkit, they simply don't have to download 
it and build it.

The bigger package is simply a convenience for people who want to build 

> > Since there's no way for people to build only parts of the system -- for
> > example, to skip building webkit -- the split tarballs are the correct way
> > forward.
> ps: I am assuming that we will continue to generate the big tarballs and put
> them somewhere, but then won't be shown in the
> http://qt-project.org/downloads page.

They can be shown, provided that they appear after the split tarballs and that 
they are a convenience for downloading and building everything.

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