[Releasing] [Development] Starting preparations for Qt 5.1

Turunen Tuukka Tuukka.Turunen at digia.com
Mon Mar 18 16:46:48 CET 2013

On 18.3.2013 17.27, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:

>On segunda-feira, 18 de março de 2013 15.19.53, Knoll Lars wrote:
>> >I think it would be really good not to start any kind maturation
>> >on different 'Alpha' releases, but rather concentrate on 'Beta'
>> >i.e. having decently working set and release tested content in binary
>> >installers. Furthermore, I would like to get first 'Beta' out as soon
>> >we can - without very long testing process before we can announce it to
>> >exist - and make another 'Beta' if we think it is needed.
>> Everything we need for the alpha we'll need for the beta as well. From
>> point of view it's enough if qt5.git successfully got updated, the new
>> modules are part of it, and we have source packages. Other things are
>> optional. Anybody thinks we need more for the alpha?
>No, I agree with you.
>We need to have all the features complete and documented, all modules
>compiling and building together and we need to have source packages.
>The first item was required before the feature was integrated. There
>should be 
>no incomplete features in any official branch.
>The second one should be happening by way of the CI checks, but we may
>have a 
>delay in the master full build and we need a check of that. It means we
>to do the git branches after the next qt5.git integration.
>And then we need to produce buildable packages.


I hope we can produce source packages about immediately (or the next day)
after the merge is done. Iikka, can you check that also the new repos are
working with the packaging scripts?



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