On Fri, 22 Jul 2022, Jan Palus wrote:

> On 22.07.2022 11:03, Jan Rękorajski wrote:
> > Can someone explain why are we using split sources/packages for Qt?
> > 
> > I want to add Qt6 and building from the monolythic source is soooo much
> > easier. No need for bootstrap, no intertwined build dependencies, just
> > configure -> build -> build docs -> install.
> > 
> > And unless there is a _very_ good reason to use split sources I'm just going
> > to add a single qt6 package that builds everything (we can still subpackage
> > bineries as we want them).
> As long as each component is bcondized and there are no "to the exact
> release" dependencies then I guess it's fine. Doing qtwebengine (and all
> the other components) rebuild each time qtbase needs a small packaging
> adjustment would be tough on arm, though I'd understand if nobody cared
> about my use case.

FYI build time on builders is 1.5 hour without qtwebengine and 7 hours
with qtwebengine.

I don't know how it looks on arm, but IMHO no-webengine bcond should be enough?

Jan Rękorajski                    | PLD/Linux
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