[Development] Requesting forward BC exception for QtWaylandCompositor in 6.2 and 5.15

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Feb 15 17:42:28 CET 2022

On Tuesday, 15 February 2022 07:54:07 PST Marc Mutz wrote:
> For Qt 6.3+, we can fix this by QT_REMOVED_SINCE the member and adding an
> exported friend op==(const, const):
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtwayland/+/395784 This is backwards
> BC. For 6.2 and 5.15, forwards BC is required, though (no new symbols,
> unless fixing code that didn't compile before).

I have no opinion on 5.15.

For 6.2, I'd say don't bother. 6.2.4 is likely the final release for it and 
6.3 is coming soon. So we might as well fix properly in 6.3 and accept that 
the unsupported C++20 build wasn't supported.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering

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