[Interest] Available versions to QML import in older Qt releases?

Curtis Mitch mitch.curtis at theqtcompany.com
Tue Apr 5 13:15:48 CEST 2016

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From: Interest [mailto:interest-bounces+mitch.curtis=theqtcompany.com at qt-project.org] On Behalf Of Elvis Stansvik
Sent: Monday, 4 April 2016 6:10 PM
To: Jason H <jhihn at gmx.com>
Cc: interest at qt-project.org Interest <interest at qt-project.org>
Subject: Re: [Interest] Available versions to QML import in older Qt releases?

Den 4 apr 2016 4:40 em skrev "Jason H" <jhihn at gmx.com<mailto:jhihn at gmx.com>>:
> > I'm working on a product based on Ubuntu 15.10, where Qt 5.4.1 is the
> > packaged version (I know a more recent Ubuntu is soon to be released,
> > and an LTS at that, but we're on this version for now).
> >
> > Is there an online way to find out which versions of packages I can
> > import from the QtQuick 2 that comes with 5.4.1, short of downloading
> > the offline documentation?
> >
> > Experimentally I've deduced that
> >
> > QtQuick 2.4
> > QtQuick.Window 2.2
> > QtQuick.Controls 1.3
> > QtQuick.Controls.Styles 1.3
> > QtQuick.Layouts 1.1
> >
> > are the versions available in 5.4.1 for the packages I'm using, but it
> > would be great if there was a way to look up/confirm this quickly.
> >
> > I know there's older Qt docs at http://doc.qt.io/archives/ , but it
> > only stretches one version back, to Qt 5.4.
> QtCreator seems to know what versions are installed, and suggests these via auto-complete.
> Hijacking this a bit, what is the behavior of imports when a later version is present? What am I missing when my script does an import of a previous version? Am I not getting bug fixes? It would be nice to know what the deltas are between versions, as well as a wildcard for importing whatever the latest and greatest is. Kind of like node's npm where you can spec a version and anything after that version.

I agree.


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