[Development] Any history on why "qtmultimedia5-private-dev" was removed.
pauldotknopf at gmail.com
Fri Nov 29 09:21:55 CET 2019
Yeah, I understand the reasoning, because of lack of ABI compat with minor
However, our proprietary GUI needs it. I'll work on recompiling that module
with private headers and deploy the deb within our own internal apt-feed.
On Fri, Nov 29, 2019 at 3:04 AM Pier Luigi Fiorini <
pierluigi.fiorini at gmail.com> wrote:
> Il giorno ven 29 nov 2019 alle ore 08:44 Paul Knopf <
> pauldotknopf at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> I'm working on getting Debian 10 working for my Linux appliance/device
>> and our GUI uses Qt.
>> Specifically, it uses "CONFIG+=multimedia-private".
>> There seems to be a bunch of private Qt headers in the official repos,
>> but non for qtmultimedia5.
>> There looks to be history of "qtmultimedia5-private-dev", but it doesn't
>> exist anywhere anymore.
>> I found this:
>> * Remove package qtmultimedia5-private-dev. Nothing in the Qt stack
>> seems to
>> be using it. Can be reintroduced later if needed.
>> - Remove associated install file.
>> - Remove the files from debian/tmp before installing the packages.
>> Can anyone provide me with some context?
> Debian doesn't ship private headers, unless they are needed by the Qt
> Using private headers in third party applications is not recommended.
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