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

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sun Feb 22 08:06:08 CET 2015

On Sunday 22 February 2015 05:47:41 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Rafael Roquetto wrote:
> > That would mean you would also deprecate QNX 6.5.0, 6.6.0 (which is a
> > relatively new release), and BlackBerries. I personally would have loved
> > to remove support for 6.5.0, since it is based on an old gcc version that
> > can barely keep up with latest C++ developments (and keep giving me
> > maintenance headaches from time to time). But strategically (read,
> > comercially) speaking, this is still not possible - QNX 6.5.0 is still
> > widely deployed. The move to 6.6.0 is happening at a slow pace - probably
> > much slower than the time it will take us to reach Qt 5.7. 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.
> Can't you target the older OS with a newer compiler? That approach is
> working just fine for RHEL (see the Red Hat Developer Toolset).

Technically yes for QNX, not so for WinEC7.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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