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

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at qt.io
Sat Feb 26 02:43:46 CET 2022

I have now assigned the bug back to the module maintainer and abandoned my proposed fix on Gerrit. If someone wants to take over, I can restore.
From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> on behalf of Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 7:08 PM
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Subject: Re: [Development] Requesting forward BC exception for QtWaylandCompositor in 6.2 and 5.15

On Monday, 21 February 2022 23:03:52 PST Marc Mutz wrote:
> Can we have a decision here? The windows for 6.2.4 as well as 6.3 are
> closing. After considering multiple solutions, I'm favouring a clean
> solution as per https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtwayland/+/395784
> (will require massaging, as we don't have QT_REMOVED_SINCE in Qt < 6.3). If
> people want to experiment with differing C++20 and C++17 APIs when we don't
> even have C++20 on the CI, yet, they may be my guests. I already sunk more
> than enough time into this.
> It's a brown paper bag. We can blame Clang in the ChangeLog. Let's suck it
> up and move on.

My opinion is unchanged: don't do it for 6.2.4.

After 6.2.4, the 6.2 branch becomes irrelevant for me, so I don't care what
you do.

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

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