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Re: Qt4 removal plan

Mark Davies <> writes:

> On 26/10/19 11:02 am, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
>>> There are various KDE-related apps that I sometimes find useful, e.g.
>>> kdiff3 (which I see is what Mercurial recommends for a graphical merge
>>> tool). Generally, these have long been ported to qt5+kf5, pkgsrc just
>>> doesn't have the more recent versions. I was thinking of updating these
>>> myself, but hadn't got around to it.
>>> As Maya suggested, I don't think there's any urgency to remove things
>>> immediately. The question on some people's minds I imagine will be: "If
>>> you're deleting KDE4, where's KDE5?"
>> Please help to upgrade these packages, especially the ones you care about.
> There are a bunch of KDE5 versions of packages on wip (and a bunch more
> that I'd be happy to do).  The reason I haven't replaced things in
> pkgsrc proper with the KDE5 versions is that at this point we don't have
> a fully working KDE5 environment (as various components have
> dependencies on qt5-qtwebengine or libinput or libudev or other issues)
> so I didn't want to break things for anyone who was using KDE4 as an
> integrated environment.  Now I don't know if there is anyone still doing
> that (I'm not) so maybe we should just go ahead an update what we can.

It seems likely people are using kde4, but the canonical place to ask is

It seems like making kde5 work first is in order before updating
packages from kde4 to kde5, unless I'm missing something.

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