[Development] Future of Qt Quick 1 in Qt 5

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue May 19 02:14:03 CEST 2015

On Tuesday 19 May 2015 00:20:43 Stephen Kelly wrote:
> Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Koehne Kai wrote:
> >> One thing to worry about though is Linux distributions: We certainly
> >> don't want to let them stick to an old Qt version because there are
> >> applications still depending on qtquick1. However, a quick search with
> >> e.g. osc for openSUSE shows that this shouldn't be a big problem
> > 
> >> (somebody please correct me if I did the search wrong):
> > What we will likely do is ship QtQuick1 from the last Qt 5.x that shipped
> > it, along with a current Qt 5.y where y>x. And we (or more likely our
> > users) will blame you for any breakage caused by that mix.
> Don't forget to patch the cmake files.
> Those require all Qt versions to be the same (unless you do a Pre-Order
> traversal of the dependency tree).

Any way we can fix that in the actual source code?

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

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