Kubuntu Updates Policy

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Tue Sep 29 23:07:08 BST 2009

On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:59:47 +0200 Pau Garcia i Quiles <pgquiles at elpauer.org> wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
>> We also
>> backports Qt 4.4 to Hardy and it did not go well (lots of problems with
>> non-KDE apps).
>> Based on the experience with backporting Qt 4.4 in Hardy, I am convinced
>> backports of 2nd digit updates of Qt is a bad idea.
>What were those problems? I backported Qt 4.4.x and Qt 4.5.x to Hardy
>and experienced zero problems :-?

It's been quite a while since I was focused on that, so I don't recall specifically.  IIRC, the problem wasn't with Qt or KDE apps, but with non-KDE Qt apps used outside Kubuntu.

Scott K

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