[Development] buildsystem now needs to keep behaviour compatibility

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Dec 2 16:46:24 CET 2015

On Wednesday 02 December 2015 13:04:40 Olivier Goffart wrote:
> On Wednesday 2. December 2015 10:17:57 Joerg Bornemann wrote:
> > On 30-Nov-15 18:29, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > > Now that we will no longer include qtwebkit, qtquick1 and qtscript in
> > > the
> > > main releases, we are asking people to continue building the last
> > > released version of some of those modules against newer Qt versions.
> I suppose this also applies to all the private API used by these modules?
> (and qtquick1 uses a lot of private APIs)

They must be kept working for qtscript and qtwebkit. They don't need to keep 
binary compatibility.

qtquick1 is marked as "will not work anymore". So qtquick1 is moving from 
Deprecated to Removed+StopUsingItNow.

> > We should then keep build tests for these modules in the CI.
> > Otherwise we won't notice breakages.
> I agree.

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

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