[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#875066: [ofono-phonesim] Future Qt4 removal from Buster

Moritz Mühlenhoff jmm at inutil.org
Thu Sep 12 21:30:43 BST 2019

On Sat, Sep 09, 2017 at 10:13:00PM +0200, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> Source: ofono-phonesim
> Version: 1.20-1
> Severity: wishlist
> User: debian-qt-kde at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: qt4-removal
> Hi! As you might know we the Qt/KDE team are preparing to remove Qt4
> as [announced] in:
> [announced] <https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2017/08/msg00006.html>
> Currently Qt4 has been dead upstream and we are starting to have problems
> maintaining it, like for example in the [OpenSSL 1.1 support] case.
> [OpenSSL 1.1 support] <https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=828522>
> 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

Hi Héctor,
ofono-phonesim seems dead upstream, the last commit is from six years ago.

Are you planning to port it to Qt5 yourself or shall we remove it from
the archive?


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