[aur-general] Qt4 / Qt5 package naming

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Fri Apr 18 06:31:07 EDT 2014

On 18.04.2014 11:29, Jerome Leclanche wrote:
> Hi
> With Qt5 becoming more and more available throughout Qt apps
> (especially as KDE progresses into the switch), I think it's time to
> consider adopting an updated naming scheme.
> - Qt4 apps should use the -qt4 suffix
> - Qt5 apps should not use any suffix or prefix
> - Qt libraries should probably use a qt- prefix. (eg what is currently
> qt5-base, qt5-doc etc should become qt-base, qt-location). Or
> alternatively, no prefix at all and use upstream naming scheme
> (qtbase, qtlocation, ...)
> Thoughts?
> J. Leclanche
I think the general concensus for toolkits was that they always keep
their version as a suffix. Look at gtk for instance.

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