[Development] How to get Qt_5.9.1_PRIVATE_API

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Mon Oct 16 04:05:29 CEST 2017

Thiago Macieira wrote:
> The point of the ELF version was to help you the distributions detect
> which ones need rebuilding by having the symbol show up. Having the symbol
> rename all the time doesn't make the distro-building more robust, since
> the previous symbols would just disappear and new ones would appear,
> possibly causing breakages. Packagers still need to figure out a way to
> cause that rebuild anyway.

It actually does make the distro-building more robust for RPM distros, for 
the reasons I explained in:

        Kevin Kofler

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