Friday, 30 May 2014

Re: Updating QtWebKit to 5.2

Le 30/05/2014 12:41, Olivier Tilloy a écrit :
> (cc'ing David and Alex who may want to comment)
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 12:26 PM, Olivier Tilloy <
>> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Dmitry Shachnev <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I would very much like to update qtwebkit-opensource-src to version
>>> 5.2.0. It blocks syncs of other packages, like pyqt5,
>>> qtsensors-opensource-src and qtscript-opensource-src. It is also a
>>> prerequisite for updating Qt itself to version 5.3 (as qttools now
>>> depends on qtwebkit).
>>> According to Timo in
>>> :
>>>> This looks it'd be great to have so I'm planning to build this for
>>> testing in addition to qtbase
>>>> and qtdeclarative when U opens, but we need to check with webapps
>>> people (= dbarth,
>>>> alex-abreu) on how they see this.
>>>> I'm not clear on what's the schedule for full Oxide moving. In addition
>>> to touch also desktop
>>>> is currently including libqt5webkit5 in default install still (checked
>>> with seeded-in-ubuntu
>>>> qtwebkit-opensource-src).
>>> Does anybody know when it will be possible to upload this?
>>> I do not want to break Touch stuff, but I am already waiting for more
>>> than a month and don't want to wait more.
>> As far as webbrowser-app is concerned, the transition to oxide is
>> complete. The webapp-container still has a dependency on QtWebKit though,
>> to catter for legacy webapps that use the 13.10 framework, as pointed out
>> by Timo in the MR.
>> I'd say all that's needed is to thoroughly test existing webapps that
>> still use QtWebKit. Is there a PPA we can use to test this new version?
I don't think we can realistically test all of them properly. This is
really the responsibility of the app developers.

Rather, it means that our temporary support for webapps using the 13.10
framework needs to end.

We had already started warning developers about it
last month.

Now is the time to announce the end of support for the old runtime.


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