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

Jani Heikkinen jani.heikkinen at qt.io
Tue Jan 30 07:40:02 CET 2018

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> From: Development [mailto:development-bounces+jani.heikkinen=qt.io at qt-
> project.org] On Behalf Of Kevin Kofler
> Sent: maanantai 29. tammikuuta 2018 15.33
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> Subject: Re: [Development] Qt branches & proposal how to continue with those
> Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > In the light of that, I think it would be better to keep the LTS
> > branches open longer and stop doing patch releases for minor releases
> > that are not LTS.
> -1 from a distro packager perspective. LTS just does not fit together with fast-
> moving distributions, and we really need those bugfix releases for the branches
> we ship.

I have to disagree there: We have already released 4 patch level releases for LTS 5.9 so it is actually moving quite fast.


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