[Releasing] [Development] Qt 5.1 feature set and freeze date

Sean Harmer sean.harmer at kdab.com
Wed Feb 13 11:41:07 CET 2013

On Wednesday 13 February 2013 08:49:56 Knoll Lars wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I would like to start the feature freeze Qt 5.1 middle of March. This is a
> bit later then I originally proposed in December. There's two reasons for
> this. First of all it'll reduce some of the integration pressure for the
> Android ports as well as the Qt Quick Controls. Secondly, the release team
> will be busy to get 5.0.2 out by by that time and won't have time to focus
> on the 5.1 branch before middle of March.
> The freeze will be done by merging dev back into stable, and then working
> mainly on stable for a while to get a 5.1 beta and then 5.1.0 out. The
> beta should happen as soon as possible after the feature freeze, and I'd
> like to aim for 5.1.0 final by end of April.
> Quite a bit of new functionality has made it into the dev branch, but I'd
> also like to add a few of the modules left out in 5.0 to the release. The
> candidates I can see so far are:
> * Qt X11 Extras
> * Qt Mac Extras
> * Qt Sensors
> * Qt Serial Port
> * Qt Quick Controls (formerly known as desktop components)
> The detailed timeline will be as follows:
> * Friday 22. February: If you have a larger feature/feature branch (not
> yet merged) that you want to have in the release you must have told the
> release team (by mail to releases@) by then.

Here is my notice that I would really like to see the following get merged for 
inclusion to 5.1:


I am refactoring some stuff in the code generator based upon Samuel's and 
Peppe's feedback which I hope to have ready in the next day or two. Once the 
first few are in the rest should be quickly fixed up.


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