[arch-dev-public] [draft] QT-4 and QT3 moved to [extra]

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 12:13:25 EST 2008

On Jan 20, 2008 10:45 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> As announced last year* and after a longer period of testing, QT in version 4
> and 3 was moved to [extra].

...QT versions 3 and 4 have now been moved to [extra].

> At least until the final release of KDE4 there are plenty of packages which
> still use version 3 of QT. Therefore a new package called qt3 was introduced.
> The dependencies of all packages are updated according to this change. The
> update should be quite smooth. Pacman only notfies about replacing qt by qt3
> and qt4 by qt.

*notifies (spelling)

> If you don't want to have qt-4 installed just remove it with "pacman -Rc qt"
> after the update.

Be consistant- use either "QT version 4" (better, describes the actual
package) or qt4 (pkgname, but this is not even right anymore).

> If you are using any third party repositories like KDEmod please wait until
> they have updated their packages, too. Do not force any updates!
> If there are still any issues, please report them at
> http://bugs.archlinux.org.

Maybe a final note saying "Community packages may not be updated with
the new versioning scheme of QT, so give your TUs some time to make
the required changes."

> *) http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2007-November/002910.html
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