[Qt-creator] RFC: Dropping support for Python 2.x for GDB/LLDB #2
Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Thu Feb 27 12:22:54 CET 2020
> On 27. Feb 2020, at 11:55, Alexandru Croitor <alexandru.croitor at qt.io> wrote:
>> On 27. Feb 2020, at 11:52, Eike Ziller <Eike.Ziller at qt.io> wrote:
>>> On 27. Feb 2020, at 11:27, Alexandru Croitor <alexandru.croitor at qt.io> wrote:
>>>> On 26. Feb 2020, at 23:09, André Pönitz <apoenitz at t-online.de> wrote:
>>>> Times have changed. Mac/LLDB is now on 3.x.
>>> I'll be annoying, and once again point out that this will exclude macOS <= 10.14 developers : )
>>> What's our current minimum supported macOS version for Qt Creator?
>> Our binaries are built with Qt 5.14.1, and therefore support macOS 10.13.
>> You still _can_ build Qt Creator yourself with Qt 5.11.
>>> Would it perhaps make sense to drop Py2 support when the minimum is 10.15?
>> Enough when the minimum is 10.14, right?
> Why 10.14? Did 10.14 already uses Python 3 for lldb?
All versions of Xcode 11 so far are supported on macOS 10.14, if Wikipedia is correct.
I would have assumed that this is bound to the Xcode version, not the macOS version.
>> So I suppose that would be end of this year after macOS 10.16 is out,
>> == Qt Creator 4.14.
>> So, how about dropping LLDB/python2 support with Qt Creator 4.14?
>> Br, Eike
>>> Otherwise we'd get an interesting state of being able to build applications with Qt Creator on an older macOS that Qt Creator supports, but not debug them.
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The Qt Company GmbH
eike.ziller at qt.io
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Juha Varelius, Mika Harjuaho
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