[Development] Repository Request: qt/licensing

Kai Koehne Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Thu May 24 14:46:39 CEST 2018

> -----Original Message-----
> [ ..]
> Would it perhaps be possible for configure to just look in "well known"
> locations in the system where the online installer can place them (or place a file
> that contains the path to licheck) ?

That's a good idea, though the online installer has always been optional. But yeah,
we can make this easier for this setup then.

> > then all we have to add to qtbase is the .release-timestamp file to
> > mark the date of a release.
> Can you determine the time of the release from the release tag perhaps? git
> describe can be used to find the "nearest" tag and the tag has a date.

Maybe, I'll need to study this a bit more. For now, adding the .release-timestamp just looked the most straighforward solution to me.


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