[Development] Proposal: New branch model

Robert Loehning Robert.Loehning at qt.io
Mon Jan 28 14:38:44 CET 2019

Am 28.01.2019 um 14:09 schrieb Jedrzej Nowacki:
> On Friday, January 25, 2019 3:23:36 PM CET Robert Loehning wrote:
>>> Testing whether the bug that I’m fixing exists in dev or not is part of
>>> the drill of fixing bug, isn’t it? Why would you spend time on fixing
>>> something in 5.12 without checking whether the issue is still present in
>>> the latest codebase? Perhaps the issue has been fixed already, just
>>> without the author considering it relevant for 5.12 (perhaps for good
>>> reasons).
>> Why would somebody who maintains a project on Qt5 but made the decision
>> to not migrate it to Qt6 care about fixing the latter?
>> Cheers,
>> Robert
> Project that is not being updated is not maintained. Not maintained projects
> should not take part of the mainstream.
> Cheers,
>    Jędrek

I mean an external project which is based on Qt, like some commercial 
application. Say they decided - for good or bad reasons - that they will 
not migrate to Qt 6, but they require a fix in Qt 5. They even provide 
this fix, but why would they care about making it work in Qt 6?


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