[Pkg-pascal-devel] Bug#784493: Bug#784493: Qt4's WebKit removal: rising severity to important

Matthias Klumpp matthias at tenstral.net
Sun Nov 20 16:59:29 UTC 2016

2016-11-17 10:40 GMT+01:00 Abou Al Montacir <abou.almontacir at sfr.fr>:
> Hi All
> On Tue, 2016-11-15 at 22:16 +0100, Paul Gevers wrote:
> Hi Abou,
> On Tue, 04 Oct 2016 11:15:06 +0200 Abou Al Montacir
> <abou.almontacir at sfr.fr> wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-10-03 at 22:22 +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:57:52 +0200 Matthias Klumpp
> <matthias at tenstral.net> wrote:
> Biggest question is: Is Lazarus ready for that? Are there known issues
> with the Qt5 lcl?
> Can you answer this question, or ask it in the right upstream channels?
> Yes Sure I'm going to ask
> Any progress on this?
> I've sent a mail but no answer, I'm going to ask again
> I am trying to figure out what I need to properly do on the package to
> upload it to experimental and try out if lazarus can be build with it.
> If so, I plan to also build winff and check if that than works properly.
> I think this could give a quite valid answer to our question, if this works
> then let's go.

Sounds like a good plan.

> @Matthias, should we reduce the amount of exported symbols even further,
> now we have a change with a soname bump?

This would help a lot - in theory, we could simply hide all C++
symbols and only export C ABI, since AFAIR that is the only API used
from FPC/Lazarus. This would make symbols file maintenance really


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