[Development] Proposal for Qt 5.10 platforms and configurations changes
Shawn.Rutledge at qt.io
Thu Apr 27 13:58:57 CEST 2017
> On 27 Apr 2017, at 11:29, Heikki Halmet <heikki.halmet at qt.io> wrote:
> Below we have proposal for changes in supported platforms and configurations from Qt 5.9 to 5.10.
> Please comment if the proposal is insufficient or the changes are unacceptable somehow.
> Please refer to Qt 5.9 Supported platforms -> http://doc-snapshots.qt.io/qt5-5.9/supported-platforms.html
> LIST OF PROPOSAL CHANGES FROM 5.9 TO 5.10:
> RHEL 7.2 -> RHEL 7.3 (Any benefits?)
> OpenSUSE 42.1 -> OpenSUSE 42.2
> Ubuntu 17.04 (Ubuntu 16.04 lts will stay in CI)
> macOS 10.11 xcode 8.2 -> xcode 8.2.1 (or the latest available)
> macOS 10.12 xcode 8.2.1 -> xcode 8.3.1 (or the latest available)
> Windows 7 MinGW 5.3.0 -> MinGW 6.3.0
> Embedded Linux (Boot2Qt) Yocto 2.2.1 & gcc 6.2 -> Yocto 2.3 & gcc 6.3
> INTEGRITY GHS 2016.5.4 -> 2017.1.x
> Support for Android 8 (if available on time)
> iOS 11 support (if available on time. Current rumors -> september)
> MacOS 10.13 will be released September 2017 hopefully. Feature Freeze for 5.10 is at the beginning of August.
> This means that we can only use Preview release of 10.13 for testing before final official release is out.
> That can cause situation that we don’t have enough time to get 10.13 in before 5.10 release so we can’t give guarantees that 10.13 will be supported in 5.10.
> NOTE! We will commit to wanted platform and software changes as long as those are available straight after 5.9 release is out in the end of the May.
> With all others we'll do the best we can but we can't commit that those will be supported in 5.10.
Giuseppe was asking on IRC for GCC 7 and Clang 4. Which are quite bleeding edge for almost all distros at this point, I suppose; Arch recently got Clang 4 but not GCC 7 yet.
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