[arch-dev-public] Migration to QT4
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 03:21:43 EST 2007
2007/11/6, Eric Belanger <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca>:
> On Sun, 4 Nov 2007, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > as I mentioned some time ago I want to move qt4 to [extra] soon. I am quite
> > busy right now; so there is some delay but I am still working on this.
> > Before committing my changes to [testing] I want to discuss the upgrade path
> > again. (because it will be some work to revert this changes if it was a bad
> > idea after all)
> > qt and qt-docs will be updated to version 4. They will replace the packages
> > from community and provide qt4 as well. Like the community package they will
> > be installed into /usr instead of /opt. We do not need any script
> > in /etc/profile.d then.
> > Version 3 of qt will be packaged as qt3 and qt3-docs. It will stay in /opt and
> > still will have a profile script; but it will be disabled per default. All
> > packages directly depending on qt version 3 will be repackaged to depend on
> > qt3. The PKGBUILD have to source the profile.
> > Packages like KDE and others depending on kdelibs do not need to be rebuilt.
> > Pierre
> In the previous discussions, it was suggested to split qt4 into 3
> packages: qt4core qt4-x11 and qt4qt3support
> Is it still the case? From the above upgrade path, it doesn't seem so.
The splitup is a must. There are already some packages that require Qt
Core but not Qt GUI.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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