[Development] Qt 6 co-installability with Qt 5

Kai Köhne Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Wed Nov 18 15:50:12 CET 2020

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> From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of
> Kevin Kofler via Development
> Sent: Monday, November 2, 2020 4:42 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Development] Qt 6 co-installability with Qt 5
> Shawn Rutledge wrote:
> > But I don’t see the point of renaming user-facing tools like assistant,
> > qml, qtdiag and pixeltool.   So I hope at least those will be spared.
> At least assistant is frequently invoked by software and hence should
> definitely be officially suffixed so that software stops accidentally invoking the
> wrong version of assistant.

FYI, we've been taking assistant out of Qt 6.0. https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-86746 . It's not depending on any particular Qt version, so my suggestion is to resurrect it (if there's enough demand) outside of qt5.git.



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