[Releasing] Changes planned for the online installer
giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Mon Mar 25 09:32:22 CET 2019
Il 19/03/19 13:32, Tuukka Turunen ha scritto:
> With an upcoming version of the online installer, we are planning to
> make the following changes:
> * Separate the pre-releases to its own ‘preview’ category, only
> visible when enabled
> * Remove all unsupported Qt releases from the online installer
> * Move all but the latest patch releases of supported Qt releases into
> ‘archive’ category
> This allows for greatly improved user experience of the online
> installer, focuses users to take the latest release with all security
> updates and reduces the space needed from the mirrors.
So, for instance, right now what would be offered by the installer? If
I'm understanding correctly:
* 5.13 alpha in the 'preview' category
* 5.12.latest / 5.11.latest / 5.9.latest as ordinary installation
* All the other 5.12, 5.11 and 5.9 as archive
Is this correct?
> Old Qt releases continue to be available for everyone in the
> download.qt.io <http://download.qt.io> historical archive, but in
> general they should be considered as a historical reference, not used in
> active projects.
Do you mean as binary builds, or just the source archives? If binary, as
online or offline installers?
Giuseppe D'Angelo | giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com | Senior Software Engineer
KDAB (France) S.A.S., a KDAB Group company
Tel. France +33 (0)4 90 84 08 53, http://www.kdab.com
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