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build: Bump minimum Qt version to 5.5.1 #15393
Gitian builds for commit 0d1160e (master):
Gitian builds for commit 1dae32e (master and this pull):
There was a discussion on IRC that debian 8 comes with 5.3 (https://packages.debian.org/jessie/qt5-default)
The conclusion was that anyone on debian 8 should use our
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Feb 14, 2019
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Feb 21, 2019
Ok, I'm late to the party, but we are going to have a release that will not build both on Debian Jessie (QT 5.3.2) and Ubuntu Trusty (QT 5.2.1).
I agree with @jonasschnelli :
IMO we should have a policy not to break compatibility with LTS distributions, unless this is really something we need (i.e. bugs or big issues).
@lucayepa It hasn't been building on those distros before this pull request because no one cared (found it worthwhile) to fix the code
Trusty will be EOL before the final release and if you are on oldstable debian, you can build from depends or use the deterministic binaries.