[Development] Notes on "Managing Qt's branches" session @ QCS 2016

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat Sep 10 20:32:35 CEST 2016

On sábado, 10 de setembro de 2016 09:21:58 PDT Marc Mutz wrote:
> (and the less obvious one: why are changes to the config system done in 5.8,
> and not LTS? They don't touch code, after all).

You mean the complete rewrite of configure and configure.exe, with a huge chunk 
of new qmake code that was started several months after the v5.6.0 release? 
The one we're still finding issues with? The one that can potentially disable a 
lot of previously-supported build configurations because we didn't know people 
used that?

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

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