[Development] Changes to Qt offering

Benjamin TERRIER b.terrier at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 07:37:47 CET 2020

Le mar. 28 janv. 2020 à 03:22, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>
a écrit :

> On segunda-feira, 27 de janeiro de 2020 14:47:46 PST NIkolai Marchenko
> wrote:
> > Assuming we have a VM that is restricted to connecting to the internet,
> we
> > previously could dump the installer there and install Qt.
> > Now, we need to have an intermediary PC with the same OS to first install
> > the binaries via online installer and then copy those binary files to
> that
> > first VM.
> >
> > This is an extraneous and completely artificial step for absolutely no
> > reason other than TQtC paywalling them, which is ridiculous.
> Previously, you anonymously downloaded the offline installer from another
> machine, then copied it over to the VM, and installed there.
> Now you're going to download the offline installer from another machine
> after
> typing your password, then copy over to the VM and install there.
> What's the hurdle?

You might have missed the info because it is in the blog post, but not in
Lars email:

There will be no more open source offline installer.

For binaries, open source users will only have access to the online
installer that will require a Qt Account.

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