[SailfishDevel] qt upgrade

Dmitriy Purgin dpurgin at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 06:54:21 UTC 2019

Hi all,

if there are some parts of the newer Qt you need in your app, you can
always compile it yourself, link your app against the newer version and
ship these libraries with your app.


On Sat, Feb 9, 2019 at 6:44 PM rinigus <rinigus.git at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> sounds like there are porting and licensing issues on the way of getting
> qt 5.9 for SFOS (see logs from the last #mer-meeting). Its all
> understandable, but it would be great to get a way forward. Not sure
> whether it has been considered by others and I wonder whether we can make a
> separate Qt 5.12 packages for /opt/qt512?
> From a quick test, it is possible to run non-silica applications as well
> (tested with qmlscene and QML with plain Window). In that test, even
> keyboard worked as expected. Look was non-native, but let it be for now.
> So, I wonder, whether its possible to get Qt 5.12 compiled with /opt/qt512
> prefix and then use it for development using the latest libs (new web
> browser?) and collaborate with other mobile Linux'es out there. As far as I
> remember, Wayland was rather old and, maybe, it will preclude Qt 5.12
> compilation. @mal, though, had a newer version around and it may serve a
> purpose for such project. Is there anything else that should be considered?
> Cheers,
> Rinigus
> PS: Please consider it as request-for-comment and not as any kind of
> statement nor call-for-action :)
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