Friday, 6 November 2015

Re: Python 3 only for 16.04

Hi all,

On Thu, Nov 05, 2015 at 05:56:59AM +0000, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> Together with recent patches proposals in Qt5 upstream to drop gtk+2
> dependency, we might be able to drop gtk+2 from desktop as well.

Qt 5 does not pull gtk+2 on desktop images. The gtk2 platform theme is in a
separate package (named libqt5libqgtk2), but libqt5gui5 only suggests that
package, not recommends.

(When is merged in Qt 5.7, we will be
able to upgrade it to a recommendation.)

Dmitry Shachnev