[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#875029: Bug#875029: [lightdm] Future Qt4 removal from Buster

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Sep 14 19:17:17 UTC 2017

On Sat, 2017-09-09 at 22:10 +0200, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> In order to make this move, all packages directly or indirectly depending on
> the Qt4 libraries have to either get ported to Qt5 or eventually get
> removed from the Debian repositories.
> Therefore, please take the time and:
> - contact your upstream (if existing) and ask about the state of a Qt5
> port of your application
> - if there are no activities regarding porting, investigate whether there are
> suitable alternatives for your users
> - if there is a Qt5 port that is not yet packaged, consider packaging it
> - if both the Qt4 and the Qt5 versions already coexist in the Debian
> archives, consider removing the Qt4 version

I have to admit I'm not really interested in the Qt lightdm components so I'd
be just fine in disabling Qt4 stuff. But some packages like lightdm-kde-
greeter and razorqt-lightdm-greeter actually use it, so I guess some
coordination will be needed. I'm adding them to the loop.

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