[Development] Qt 6 co-installability with Qt 5

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 15:17:25 CET 2020

On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 at 11:04, Tor Arne Vestbø <Tor.arne.Vestbo at qt.io> wrote:
>> qdbus can be called by an app ran by an end-user.
> That sounds like a deployment issue. If the app needs qdbus, it needs to bundle it, or make sure it knows the full path to it (but that sounds like a fragile thing to rely on).

Embedding is something that distributions avoid. Getting the full path
is possible if exposed somehow (like a CMake variable that holds the
path), but it also means the developer must do "the right thing".

> Besides, shouldn’t an app using dbus use https://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qtdbus-index.html and not an external binary?

Maybe, but there seems to be use cases:


just to name one.

> So (#1) is mostly (fully?) cleared, then we still have (#2.1).
> Okey, good to get #1 out of the way first. Thanks!

Thanks to you! This really helps everyone discuss the issue!

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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