On 05/29/2014 02:32 PM, Lukáš Tinkl wrote:
based on request of cschaller, I'm sending the proposed list of Qt/Qt5
packages to be included in Fedora Workstation:
I am not very familiar with qt5. Any chance you could expand a little
bit on why each of those packages would be useful to have on the
For example, why is qt5-qtdoc included? Would any end user ever go to
/usr/share/doc/qt5/qtdoc/ and read what's there, e.g. why-moc.html?
Or why is qt5-qtx11extras there? Would we want to define qtx11extras as
part of the base platform for the foreseeable future, given that we're
slowly switching away from X11?
I myself can think of three general reasons for including Qt packages:
1) To make sure we have all the required components installed for proper
Qt app theming under GNOME Shell;
2) To make sure plugins, e.g. various image loaders are installed
because apps are likely to not have explicit dependencies on those.
3) To define a base platform that 3rd party apps could rely on; we'd
make sure to avoid breaking ABI once we define something as part of the