Qt status for Jessie

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 12:25:15 UTC 2014


On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 5:57 PM, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez
<perezmeyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone! I would like to do a brief status of Qt's packaging for Jessie.
> First of all, I would like to let you know that I'm finding myself without the
> necessary time to tackle all that's necessary for Jessie. I'm doing my best
> but I don't think I'll make it alone.
> Dmitry Schanev (mitya57) has been helping me **a lot** but he is currently
> unavailable. Kudos to him for all the hard work he has been putting on this.

I had a day off today, and was able to help a bit.


> For qttools we need to get #749336 solved

That was very easy — I verified that the bug reporter was correct, and
fixed the bug in Git.

> And we need to get qtenginio and qtwebsockets packaged and in the archive with
> time. qtwebsocket already has a repo in git.debian.org with some initial
> packaging by Dmitry, I couldn't take a look on it so far. qtenginio needs
> packaging from scratch.

qtenginio packaged:


> In qtmultimedia we are currently using a hammer-like patch to let it build on
> Hurd: if we do not detect v4l's headers we don't build gstreamer support. I'm
> currently working on detecting v4l and only avoiding to build stuff that
> depends on it. I'll surely make my patches as public work in progress to Qt-
> project's gerrit in a few hours. If someone wants to help with this one, just
> ping me and I'll pass the necessary links.

I reviewed that and it mostly looks good, except the issue I pointed you to.

I am now going back to offline until July 26th.

Dmitry Shachnev

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