[Development] Changes to Qt offering

Kai Köhne Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Mon Jan 27 16:57:59 CET 2020

> Von: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> Im Auftrag von NIkolai Marchenko
> Gesendet: Montag, 27. Januar 2020 16:27
> An: Ville Voutilainen <ville.voutilainen at gmail.com>
> Cc: Qt development mailing list <development at qt-project.org>
> Betreff: Re: [Development] Changes to Qt offering
>>  they will be available 12 months after their commercial release 
> That's 12 months for cybercriminals to exploit already fixed vulnerabilities in open source distros...
Well, I think the popular Linux Distributions are pretty good at backporting security fixes themselves. Not all Linux distributions have been settling on LTS versions in the first place, and all major ones have been packaging Qt before LTS versions were even introduced... So, while I'm not a Linux packager myself, I don't think this is as dramatic for them as you seem to assume.


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