[Buildroot] Drop support for Qt 5.6? [was: [RFC 1/2] qt5: bump latest version to 5.10.0]

Nimai Mahajan nimaim at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 18:29:49 UTC 2018


On Sun, Feb 25, 2018, 1:28 PM Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:

> Nimai, All,
>
> On 2018-02-25 18:10 +0000, Nimai Mahajan spake thusly:
> > That's fine, but keep in mind this will never be as stable as their LTS
> > releases, where they are constantly fixing bugs (5.9 is supposed to be
> > supported til 2020, whereas 5.11 will come out in May and deprecate
> 5.10).
> > Latest branch just keeps getting new > features thrown in it without
> fixes
> > to existing ones.
>
> 5.6 is supposed to be maintained for three years after being introduced,
> that is 2016-03-16 [0], which brings us toward 2019-03-16 as well, so a
> bit more than a year still. ;-)
>
> [0] https://www1.qt.io/qt-news/2057 <https://www1.qt.io/qt-news/20578/>


Yes, also true :-)

>
>
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.
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