[Development] Proposal: Deprecating platforms in Qt 5.6 that don't support lambda

Rafael Roquetto rafael.roquetto at kdab.com
Thu Feb 19 14:40:48 CET 2015

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 02:27:32PM +0100, Tomasz Siekierda wrote:
> On 19 February 2015 at 14:17, Rafael Roquetto <rafael.roquetto at kdab.com> wrote:
> > One of the many reasons for that is that many of those systems running QNX are homologated and
> > changing/upgrading involves lots of different process apart from the technical
> > stuff.
> So those companies/ users of QNX are not willing to upgrade their OS,
> compiler, but they are willing to upgrade Qt?
> In my experience, people who stick to old versions of operating
> systems are also not very keen on upgrading other software as well...
> so for them, it should not matter, whether the newest Qt version will
> drop old compiler support or not.

And in my experience, it is not as simple as you put it...

There are several cases where it does matter:
for example: sometimes a company needs modules
that are not available in previous Qt versions, such as qt3d or


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