[Releasing] First Qt 5.9.1 snapshot available
Simon.Hausmann at qt.io
Wed Jun 21 08:47:18 CEST 2017
If my memory serves me right then it's a little magic :)
You select the qqc in the installer and it will show - as version- the latest Qt version that a build is available for (like even a 5.9 snapshot). Behind the scenes however it would install binaries of the compiler for all Qt versions that you have selected, into the respective installation directories.
The compiler is strictly tied to the Qt version, so a binary from 5.9 cannot be used with 5.7. However the installer should have placed a 5.7 compatible version into your Qt 5.7 directory if you have selected 5.8 and qqc.
Note that at this point the binaries are target independent, so you can use the qqc binary for a Qt 5.7 Linux desktop build also for an arm Linux build for example. As long as the host binary runs :)
> On 19. Jun 2017, at 15:16, Bullinger, Julius <julius.bullinger at intel.com> wrote:
> Since there is only one global Qt Quick Compiler component, it seems like it will be updated to 5.9.1-0-201706131028 even if the snapshot is not installed. Is this intended behavior?
> Are the Qt Quick Compiler versions compatible between releases? Can I also use it with Qt 5.9.0? What about Qt 5.7.1?
> If not, is there a way to install an older version?
> Thanks and br,
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> Subject: [Interest] First Qt 5.9.1 snapshot available
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> Hi all,
> We have first Qt 5.9.1 snapshot available via online installer. It is a separate 5.9.1 node, not as an update to Qt 5.9.0. Instructions how to install it here: https://wiki.qt.io/How_to_get_snapshot_via_online_installer
> Content of the snapshot is based on https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/196614/, delta to Qt 5.9.0 as an attachment.
> RTA testing is ongoing and snapshot seems to be pretty much OK. So please test the snapshot & report your effort via https://wiki.qt.io/Qt59_release_testing
> And please note: We will do regular patch releases for 5.9 series and so on we won't block the release because of old issues. Qt 5.9.1 is released on June and 5.9.2 is targeted to be released on August so if there is still bad issues open in 5.9.1 there is time to fix those for soon coming Qt 5.9.2 (or even Qt 5.9.3 which should be out ~September...)
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