[Development] Commercial-only LTS phase starts: Closing the 5.15 branch(es) on 5th January

Ville Voutilainen ville.voutilainen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 12:21:46 CET 2021

On Wed, 6 Jan 2021 at 09:14, Richard Weickelt <richard at weickelt.de> wrote:
> > Right. That will become an issue in 4 months when GCC 11 ships with its internal
> > header-dependency refactorings, breaking all sorts of Qt code, and
> > that will then
> > bubble down to various distro downstreams during this year and next. Then again,
> > distro packagers can hopefully handle that. Using the Qt packages or
> > installer for 5.15 may
> > give you a broken Qt somewhat sooner. Intriguing.
> Could you elaborate? Thanks.

These changes https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=92546
cause some amounts of breakage in some Qt headers. I haven't looked at that yet
in detail, haven't had time to patch it.

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