Qt 5.6.2

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 00:11:06 UTC 2016

On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 PM, Simon Quigley <tsimonq2 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> While we are waiting for Qt 5.7.1 to be released, *after we get everything
> migrated into backports*, would it be a good idea to do a migration from Qt
> 5.6.1 to 5.6.2 in Backports Landing, rebuild everything, and push it to
> Backports?
> Reason being, it's a bugfix release that could be useful in fixing some bugs
> while we wait for Qt 5.7.1. In order to get 5.7.1 in Backports, it should at
> least be in the Ubuntu development release archive (release pocket, not
> proposed) before we put it in Backports, and that will take a few months, so
> in the meantime, why not provide bugfixes?
> Thoughts?

My thoughts are - if this is not too difficult, why not? It's good for
our users. How difficult is it, and how about user-testing?


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