On December 21, 2015 10:18:29 PM EST, Adam Majer <ad...@zombino.com> wrote:
>On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 08:49:34PM -0600, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
>> I am aware of 5.x betas. I hesitate to use them right now because of
>> "beta" status. The announcement post itself  says "This version
>> testing purposes. It’s not currently advised to use it in
>> Maybe this is overcautious? Opinions welcome.
>I think this is overcautious. Qt 4 is to be removed from Debian so
>removing dependencies on Qt 4 is preferred to adding new ones.
Digikam is notoriously difficult to package before final release due to
depending on unreleased library versions and/or embedded code copies. Not
packaging pre-release versions of Digikam is an eminently reasonable thing to
do. This is particularly true right now when no one else was working on it at
It's not entirely clear is we'll succeed in getting entirely rid of Qt4 this
cycle. The thing we know for sure is going away is QtWebKit for Qt4.