[Development] Qt branches & proposal how to continue with those

Ville Voutilainen ville.voutilainen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 08:49:44 CET 2018

On 29 January 2018 at 08:59, Jani Heikkinen <jani.heikkinen at qt.io> wrote:
> - '5.6' will move in 'very strict' mode
> - '5.9' will move in 'strict' mode. So no direct submissions anymore, just cherry picks from stable
> - '5.10' will be closed and Qt 5.10.1 will be the final release from Qt 5.10 series (5.6 and 5.9 are LTS branches so we shouldn't keep Qt 5.10 active too long)
> - '5.11' will be to one and only stable branch

The problem here is that there are bugfixes that need to go into 5.9
but cannot go into 5.11, for a variety of reasons. We need to keep 5.9
open for direct submissions.

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