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

Turunen Tuukka Tuukka.Turunen at digia.com
Fri May 23 09:30:50 CEST 2014

On 22/05/14 19:26, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:

>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
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>(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

We do not know when such new version is released, but it is important to
allow enough time for all Qt users to update their applications in various

Based on the assessment of the fix it does not cause problems to any other
platform, so we should be able to get it in safely.



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