[Development] NSURLConnection backend in 5.6.2
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Tue Sep 13 20:40:29 CEST 2016
13.09.2016, 21:33, "Jake Petroules" <jake.petroules at qt.io>:
> Because the APIs are deprecated by Apple so they would have had to be removed/changed soon anyways, especially when an alternative (which is the default now) is already available.
AFAIK they cannot remove API from released SDK, and users may choose to use it even if it's not latest and greatest anymore.
> Also it caused build failure on tvOS/watchOS.
>> On Sep 13, 2016, at 11:25 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
>> The changelog contains this entry:
>> - [QTBUG-45031] The NSURLConnection backend of QNetworkAccessManager has
>> been removed, since SecureTransport is the default SSL backend on iOS
>> and is enabled by default. This means that building with -no-openssl
>> -no-securetransport will no longer provide SSL capabilities on iOS.
>> WTH? Why are we removing options in a patch release? What happened?
>> Is the backend so severely broken that it needed to be removed?
>> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
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