[Development] Qt 4.8: disabling the CI and closing for anything except security fixes

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Aug 14 22:19:56 CEST 2015

On Friday 14 August 2015 09:41:16 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> On Thursday 13 August 2015 17:40:24 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > I recently tried to fix a very simple bug in Qt 4.8 but I can't get the
> > change to integrate because the CI seems to have fallen into disrepair.
> > 
> > Instead of using valuable QA time in fixing the CI for 4.8, I'd like to
> > propose instead that we simply disable the CI for that version and close
> > Qt
> > 4.8 for any submission except security fixes. Gerrit would be configured
> > for pure merging instead of staging, but that would only be enabled to
> > Gerrit admins and they'd only do it after confirmation from the security
> > team (security at qt- project.org).
> > 
> > Any objections?
> FWIW I think this is they way to go.

Seeing that we have support across the board, I'll ask the Gerrit admins to do 
the change.

I'll also drop my fix because it's not a security fix.

We can also close all Qt 4.x bug reports that do not apply to Qt 5 and aren't 
security issues.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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