[Development] Qt 6 co-installability with Qt 5

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 13:39:43 CET 2020


On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 at 08:58, Tor Arne Vestbø <Tor.arne.Vestbo at qt.io> wrote:
> On 18 Nov 2020, at 12:11, Tor Arne Vestbø <Tor.arne.Vestbo at qt.io> wrote:
> What we need is a command line tool for doing the same. That’s how other project solve things too (nvm, rvm, pyenv, etc)
> For some context:
> https://github.com/nvm-sh/nvm
> https://rvm.io/
> https://github.com/rbenv/rbenv/
> https://github.com/pyenv/pyenv
> https://doc.rust-lang.org/edition-guide/rust-2018/rustup-for-managing-rust-versions.html
> https://github.com/kylef/swiftenv
> Some of these tools modify PATH on behalf of the user, while others add a custom directory to the PATH where they then swap symlinks around (which is how qtchooser works as far as I know?).
> They also allow per project (local) version pinning, which can be useful.

Right, and this are all developer's tools. End users shouldn't care
nor even know about them. Remember, we are talking about
distribution-provided binaries.

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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