[Development] New qt5.6 beta snapshot available

Hausmann Simon Simon.Hausmann at theqtcompany.com
Tue Nov 17 05:54:15 CET 2015


Namespaced builds are only tested on Linux IIRC, not os x. Similarly static builds happen for ios, where the plugin loading code is probably not used.


  Original Message
From: Tim Blechmann
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 05:24
To: development at qt-project.org
Subject: Re: [Development] New qt5.6 beta snapshot available

>>> These aren't yet final beta packages but please test these & report all
>>> new blocker immediately
>> no new blockers, but i still need to apply these two patches to be able
>> to compile 5.6-beta on osx:
>> https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/139577/
>> https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/139981/
>> both issues are compile failures for statically linked qt, though for
>> some reasons gerrit cannot integrate them.
> Neither is a showstopper for the release and the first doesn't cause a build
> error for regular people (no -developer-build).

well, both should be trivially fixable, once CI won't fail with an FTP
timeout ;)

>> btw, would it be possible to configure gerrit to build statically linked
>> qt and possibly also namespaced qt before integrating a patch? in the
>> past it happened quite often that those two configuration options did
>> not compile ... though this is all something which could easily be
>> verified automatically ...
> Namespace builds are tested. I don't think static builds are.

since when are namespace builds tested? it must be something rather new,
as about a month ago i had to apply this fix [1] to compile qt-5.6-base
... and i remember similar fixes which i had to do for 5.4/5.5.


[1] https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/127867/

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