[Development] Proposal to remove QNX 6.6 support from Qt 5.11 onwards
frederik.gladhorn at qt.io
Wed Dec 20 16:25:10 CET 2017
On fredag 15. desember 2017 20.04.33 CET Tuukka Turunen wrote:
> I propose to remove support for QNX 6.6 from Qt 5.11 onwards.
Yes please, it has been a bit of a trouble maker every once in a while :)
For example not needing to patch a header file on the platform is a good thing.
> Since Qt 5.9.0 we have supported both QNX 6.6 and 7.0, but going forward we
> would support only QNX 7.0 with new Qt versions. QNX 6.6 continues to be
> supported with Qt 5.9 LTS and Qt 5.10.
> Based on my experience QNX 7.0 is a better choice for new projects than QNX
> 6.6. It has, for example, better C++11 support, 64 bit support and improved
> graphics support.
> I have discussed the topic with James McDonnell (QNX platform maintainer) as
> well as QNX product management and they agree that it is better to focus
> into improving QNX 7.0 support with upcoming Qt releases rather that
> splitting the effort between QNX 6.6 and 7.0.
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