[Development] Dev branch moving towards Qt 6

Edward Welbourne edward.welbourne at qt.io
Fri Aug 16 17:46:22 CEST 2019

On Friday, 16 August 2019 03:26:09 PDT Lars Knoll wrote:
>>> To reflect that and help us all understand that the development
>>> focus is now towards Qt 6, I would like to propose that dev becomes
>>> the Qt 6 branch after we branched away 5.14 (and we merge wip/qt6
>>> back into dev). We can then either create a 5.15 branch at the same
>>> time, or slightly later, once 5.14 has stabilised a bit more
>>> (e.g. after the beta or RC).

On 16.08.2019 17:23, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> I don't mind either way what happens to dev. But if we do make it Qt
>> 6, I recommend we create 5.15 off of 5.14 at 5.14's feature freeze
>> time. We won't need it earlier.

MÃ¥rten Nordheim (16 August 2019 17:28)
> I would prefer to do it when we branch 5.14, so that new features that
> will not make it to 5.14 can target 5.15 right away.

IIUC the intent is to branch 5.14 at its Feature Freeze, give or take
the week or so that it seems to take to branch, so the difference
between these two points is marginal.  You get roughly the week
following the one in which the 5.14 branching is completed, either way.
Which works for me, at least,


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