AppImages are a breeze. For both developer and user. An easy to use Qt-provided tool for that purpose would be fantastic.
On Mo, 2022-08-08 at 18:03 -1200, Vadim Peretokin via Interest wrote: > Just to correct some biases here, in my opinion as a software publisher > AppImage is > still the simplest way for a user to run your app. > > To get Mudlet (a FOSS text games client) all you need to do is go to > https://www.mudlet.org/download, download the .tar, right-click to extract it > and > double-click to run. > > It really is that simple; experienced and unexperienced users alike across > many > different Linux distributions make it work. > > Try to replicate that with snap or flatpak - you won't be able to without > messing in the > terminal or relying on distro-specific distribution channels. Nothing beats > AppImage for > a truly distro agnostic image distribution format, and I'm speaking from > having used it > for years to distribute my software. > > BR > > On August 8, 2022, Vadim Peretokin via Interest <email@example.com> > wrote: > > On 8/8/22 16:09, Jörg Bornemann wrote: > > > Mitch already pointed you to QTBUG-74940. The biggest question > > > regarding a linuxdeployqt is: what exactly is the deployment format > > > going to be? There's no standard way of deploying Linux applications. > > > There are many. > > > > > > The community contributions create AppImage packages. That seems to > > > be a reasonable choice. Other opinions? > > > > > > Like Roland said, it has to be Flatpak. I haven't seen anyone talking > > about AppImage in years, and Snap is too Ubuntu-specific. > > > > > > windeployqt doesn't package anything though, so should linuxdeployqt? > > macdeployqt only sort of does, with its dmg support. > > > > > > Hamish > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Interest mailing list > > Interest@qt-project.org > > https://lists.qt-project.org/listinfo/interest > > _______________________________________________ > Interest mailing list > Interest@qt-project.org > https://lists.qt-project.org/listinfo/interest -- Gruß, Bernhard _______________________________________________ Interest mailing list Interest@qt-project.org https://lists.qt-project.org/listinfo/interest