When we originally added qt 4 to Workstation default install, we had two reasons (from memory):
1) pre-install it so that Qt based apps don't need to do a large download
2) pre-install it so that we can install desktop integration: adwaita theming and ibus.
Most Qt apps have now migrated from Qt 4 to Qt 5. I think it's time to drop Qt 4 from default Workstation install in F34.
Packages on Workstation install media requiring qt 4:
18:39 < cmurf> adwaita-qt4
18:39 < cmurf> dbusmenu-qt
18:39 < cmurf> ibus-qt
When we drop those, we lose the desktop integration but as most apps have migrated to Qt 5 by now, I think it's fine if the odd Qt 4 app looks a bit out of place.
Metadata Update from @chrismurphy:
- Issue set to the milestone: Fedora 34
+1 from me
+1 from me, because Qt 4 is no longer maintained in upstream.
I have also dropped Qt 4 support in Adwaita-qt recently so upcoming releases will support only Qt 5.
+1 from me too
It'd be good to reach out to the maintainers of those packages, so they have a heads up.
+1 from me.
Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-Rawhide-20210116.n.1.iso has the following:
Removing qt removes the above and also removes
thank you @chrismurphy! This looks sane to me. @kalev can you please do the comps changes?
This should be done as pointed by Kalev, but needs to be verified.
I just checked and qt 4 is nicely gone from today's compose.
Metadata Update from @kalev:
- Issue close_status updated to: Fixed
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)
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