[Development] Dropping qtserialbus from Qt 5.6 -- it doesn't compile in C++98

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Mar 3 08:54:14 CET 2016

On quinta-feira, 3 de março de 2016 07:50:51 PST Knoll Lars wrote:
> >It matters because it breaks the build.
> >
> >Please remove it from the build. It's ok for it to be present, but don't 
> >compile it.
> Which build are you talking about? The split source packages shouldn't have
> a problem with this. 

The convenience build for the "qt-everywhere" tarball.
> For the unified source packages, we should probably simply skip the module
> if the compiler is not c++11 compliant. 

Please see Stefan Walter's email. He got failures while using -std=c++0x, so 
this trick won't work.

> But I see no reason to remove it
> for compilers that can handle it. It's certainly not different from other
> modules such as web engine that also have stricter requirements on
> compilers or platforms than e.g. Qtbase.

So long as they don't break the build. 

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

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