[Releasing] [Interest] Qt 5.9 and OpenSSL 1.1?

Lars Knoll lars.knoll at qt.io
Fri Mar 22 13:05:29 CET 2019

> On 22 Mar 2019, at 03:12, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, 20 March 2019 13:28:41 PDT Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> Still, I don't think we should make a release after December this year,
>> because of the OpenSSL support. I propose we shorten the 5.9 support to 30
>> months, ending in November 2019 instead of May 2020, due to OpenSSL's EOL of
>> the only branch we're compatible with.
> Any reaction?

Is there an easy way to get 5.9 to work with OpenSSL 1.1?

> Another decision we'll have to make: we should begin making 5.12 and 5.13 
> releases linking to OpenSSL 1.1. Does the infra support this?

I think we should, but then we probably need to drop support for 1.0. What effect would that have on our supported platforms?


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