Hi all,

On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 11:38:41PM -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> 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 all AFAICT.
> 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.

If nobody is developing a Qt 5.x version of Digikam, then maybe packaging the
Qt 4.x version is OK. Otherwise I would rather not introduce any new Qt 4.x
packages to Debian (especially provided that the official support for Qt 4
ended 3 days ago [1]).


Dmitry Shachnev

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