[Interest] Another Qt disappointment

Frank Hemer frank at hemer.org
Mon May 3 17:03:28 CEST 2021

On Montag, 3. Mai 2021 16:44:43 CEST Jason H wrote:
> I have a load cell. It's a sensor that measures weight. I wanted to make a
> quick UI for it in Qt. That went as expected. Then I wanted to put the app
> on a spare Amazon Fire tablet rather than tie up a computer with it.
> I was running with Qt 5.15.2, but there's. bug with Bearer in Qt 5.15.2, so
> I went to update it, and lo and behold, there is no 5.15.3. It's
> apparently, commercial-only. So I figured I'd finally update to Qt 6,
> except that after installing, it turns out Qt 6.0 doesn't have
> androidextras.
> It's not just me that is disappointed, everyone in the comments at
> https://www.qt.io/blog/commercial-lts-qt-5.15.3-released seems disappointed
> that 5.15.3 is commercial-only.
> So as I sit here waiting for Qt 6 and Qt 5.15 to uninstall, and Qt 5.12 to
> install, I figured that I'd drop this note about how things are going the
> wrong way.


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