Fwd: Only one qt version on the Ubuntu Desktop iso?

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 01:26:28 UTC 2016

Pretty sure this does not affect us directly.  We don't have QT on the 
iso, and users would need to install the qt packages required to show 
up in the indicator applet.

On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 1:58 PM, flocculant at gmx.co.uk wrote:
> ftr
> pretty confident we're not likely to like qt4
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject:	Only one qt version on the Ubuntu Desktop iso?
> Date:	Fri, 18 Mar 2016 18:21:04 +0100
> From:	Sebastien Bacher <seb128 at ubuntu.com>
> To:	Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Hey there,
> The only reason the Xenial Ubuntu Desktop iso currently has qt4 still
> included is because the "integration components for softwares using 
> that
> toolkit" are Recommends (appmenu-qt, sni-qt, fcitx-frontend-qt4).
> The default installation has no actual use for those but removing them
> would mean that an Unity user installing some qt4 software wouldn't 
> get
> integrated menus/indicators/input method.
> We could make qt4 recommends them, but then they would be pulled in on
> other desktops environment where they are not needed ... how would 
> other
> flavors feel about that?
> If that's not an option does somebody have a better suggestion/idea 
> how
> we could get those installed for Unity users when required?
> Unsure if that's still something we might still want to do this cycle,
> I'm at least mentioning it in case somebody feels like working on 
> those
> changes...
> Cheers,
> Sebastien Bacher
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