[Releasing] Should we make Qt 5.3.0-1 to fix one Android bug?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu May 22 18:26:11 CEST 2014

Em qui 22 maio 2014, às 10:34:41, Turunen Tuukka escreveu:
> Hi,
> Just when we were about to release Qt 5.3.0 there was a bug reported
> affecting future releases of Android:
> https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-39042
> It was too late to take it in to Qt 5.3.0 any more, but now we have a fix
> merged to stable: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,85647
> The planned changes to branching may cause it to be difficult to get full Qt
> 5.3.1 done very fast. We are also getting other feedback on the Qt 5.3.0
> release, which would be good to fix to Qt 5.3.1 as well in the coming
> weeks.
> Thus, I propose we could now make Qt 5.3.0-1 update for Android content only
> to take in that fix. Users can then update their Qt based applications
> already now, without waiting for Qt 5.3.1. Since this does not affect any
> other platform than Android, this fix should be quite safe one to do.

The bug report talks about crashing on yet-to-be-released versions of Android 
(I assume that's the L dessert version). Since that release isn't out and 
won't be for a couple of months at least, how is that a more-than-P1 critical?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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