[Development] The dark side of QtMultimedia

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 01:31:12 CET 2014

On Tuesday 25 November 2014 02:44:35 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Timo Jyrinki wrote:
> > Debian plans to not have Qt 4 after Debian 8.0 [1]. But that means
> > ~2017 indeed for stable release users, the removal itself happening
> > during 2015-2016 in the development version. The main reason is that
> > Qt 4 upstream support officially ends, and Debian needs to support
> > Jessie's Qt4 for critical/security bug fixes at least until 2018, or
> > even 2020 if the LTS effort continues.
> So what? Red Hat will probably support Qt 4 in RHEL with security fixes for
> longer than that. At least I (as a community, non-Red-Hat, Fedora packager)
> am prepared to also do that work in Fedora. We still ship Qt 3 in Fedora
> too.

I'm really glad you have the time for Fedora. Sadly we don't have people with 
the time and will to do it. Maybe if you have some more spare time... ;)

Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
 -- Groucho Marx

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
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