[Releasing] Release blocker for 5.8.0
Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Tue Jan 3 12:59:48 CET 2017
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> From: Releasing [mailto:releasing-bounces+kai.koehne=qt.io at qt-
> project.org] On Behalf Of Adam Majer
> Sent: Monday, January 02, 2017 10:45 PM
> To: releasing at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Releasing] Release blocker for 5.8.0
> On 02/01/17 09:32 PM, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > Hi
> > It has just come to my attention that 5.8.0 has been made unpackageble
> > by linux distributions. I do think this makes 5.8.0 still unfit for
> > release.
> > https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-57803
> Yes, this needs to be fixed. The change is "lazy" and just throws current
> functionality away. Now it has to be patched so qt.conf can be shipped in
> some shared directory instead. :/
Note that the change in question mentioned in QTBUG-5803 is _not_ in
5.8.0, but in the 5.8 branch (possible 5.8.1).
So this can't be a blocker for 5.8.0, unless the analysis of the root cause
in QTBUG-57803 is wrong.
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