[Interest] Chromium build failure, SSL and Qt 5.6.3 vs 5.6.0,

Christian Gagneraud chgans at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 14:33:12 CEST 2018

On 1 August 2018 at 00:09, Christian Gagneraud <chgans at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 31 July 2018 at 23:55, Kai Koehne <Kai.Koehne at qt.io> wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Interest <interest-bounces+kai.koehne=qt.io at qt-project.org> On Behalf
>>> Of Christian Gagneraud
>>> [...]
>>> >> We used to build Qt-5.6.3 on and for Linux-i386.
>>> >> I recently had to downgrade to Qt-5.6.0 [...]
>>> I don't want to be mean or rude, but honestly i have notice a degradation of
>>> patch release management in the recent years...
>>> To the point that now the "Qt Maintenance Tool" offers you to install different
>>> patch release, like nobody trust they are actually equivalent and ABI backward
>>> compatible as they used to be...
>> Criticizing the MaintenanceTool to (again) provide non-latest patch level releases in a thread you started with "I recently had to downgrade to Qt 5.6.0' is ... interesting 😉
> It is indeed! ;)
> The core problem, is that you have dropped Linux32 for both open
> source and commercial users.
> Unfortunately the code base i'm dealing with cannot run on 64 bits
> machine (both runtime and build time).
> We need to run Qt 5.6 on:
> - Windows/intel 32 bits
> - Linux/intel 32 bits
> - Linux/arm 32 bits
> We need to build Qt and Qt apps on:
> - Windows/intel 32 bits
> - Linux/intel 32 bits
> And building Qt for Linux 32 is a real pain.
> Why don't you provide QQuickCompiler for Linux32 to your paid customers?

Just to be clear: I cannot build QQuickCompiler for Linux32-qt5.6
myself, b/c AFAIK, source code is not available to us, although we're
a paid customer.

Going a bit further, correct me if i'm wrong, but QuickCompiler is no
secret anymore, hasn't it be source-released with Qt 5.9 or 5.12?


More information about the Interest mailing list