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Re: Qt4 removal plan
On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 05:27:10PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 05:13:45PM +0200, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> > On 25.10.2019 16:55, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 01:29:31PM +0200, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> > >> I propose to obsolete and remove Qt4 from pkgsrc.
> > >>
> > >> Most of the existing users of qt4 packages are KDE4, everything else is
> > >> dead upstream.
> > >
> > > What packages are concerned ? "dead upstream" doesn't mean it's not used.
> > >
> > From the concerned packages: librecad. No release since 2016.
> > Last RC with qt5 was 2 years ago.
> > https://github.com/LibreCAD/LibreCAD/releases
> > They might have bigger problems with dependencies as FSF moved to GPLv3
> > and GPLv2 is incompatible.
> > Another one is SASM
> > https://github.com/Dman95/SASM/
> > I propose to remove them and restore once they will be released (if
> > ever) with qt5+ support.
> > If there is anything else, speak up.
> There is also zyGrib, which depends on qwt6-qt4.
> I use this one on a regular basis.
BTW, qgis (which I also use) depends on qt4. I'm looking at upgrading to
3.4.13 (the latest LTS) which has qt5 support, but it depends on qwt
and qtkeychain. We have these for qt4 but I didn't find them for qt5.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
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