[arch-dev-public] qt 4.8.0-rc1 breaks konsolepart and terminus-font

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 7 15:57:33 EST 2011

On Monday 07 November 2011 21:48:21 Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> When is the release date of Qt 4.8 and will it have the KDE issues
> (font rendering and crashes) fixed?
Not yet. And from what I understand from the bug report it seems a KDE bug.

> Ioni has a point here though. Having packages in testing for too long
> tends to block other packages and rebuilds. So as a rule of thumb I
> would suggest that we don't put packages into testing that we wont
> release to extra as-is. This is esp. the case for beta software or
> release candidates.
I agree that betas and RCs shouldn't go in [testing] for too long, but this is 
[testing] right? We can expect some annoying bug.
Anyway, it wasn't my intention to freeze the [extra] updates.

> So right, if the release of Qt 4.8 is unknown we might be better off to
> revert this changes or move them to kde-unstable which is depends on
> testing anyway.
Unfortunately I cannot find a release schedule about Qt. I'm sending now a 
message to a couple of Qt devs. Just wait for my news.


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