[Development] Qt 6 co-installability with Qt 5

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 19:39:36 CET 2021


On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 at 06:22, Joerg Bornemann <joerg.bornemann at qt.io> wrote:
> Hi,
> here comes an update on the status of co-installability of Qt5 and Qt6.
> For the main issue QTBUG-89170, I've created
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtbase/+/334054
> Package maintainers, please review this patch.
> Let me paste parts of the commit message to fill you in what this is about.


> Apart from that, we still plan to move the non-user-facing tools to
> libexec. QTBUG-88791 tracks this.
> Patch is here: https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtbase/+/331332

Looking at the comments in there: installing to libexec instead of
bindir by default is, in my point of view, a good idea.

Thanks a lot!
Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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