[scribus-dev] Scribus requires Qt 5.14 in SVN

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Nov 14 19:22:04 UTC 2020

On 11/14/20 10:59 AM, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 06:12:46PM +0100, Michael J Gruber wrote:
>> But svn devel is svn devel, and I'm happy the bump was after the 1.5.6
>> release. I don't think an LTS distro is a good match for the devel
>> version right after release, where things usually turn experimental
>> and you try to get rid of old cruft.
> That might be true, but 1.5.7 (or, I hope, 1.6.0!) will come well before
> Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is gone, and by then I'm sure I'll get enough requests
> to backport that.
> Just so you know, I did receive quite a few questions asking why 1.5.5
> wasn't available in *16.04*.... (the reason was similar, the required Qt
> wasn't available).
> Guess for now I'll just tell them to use a newer ubuntu release if they
> wish to run the SVN trunk.

Isn't this part of the risk of staying with an LTS version of an OS, that you will have other software outreach the boundaries of what your LTS can handle?


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