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Re: No QGIS in stretch due to Qt4 WebKit removal

On 05/22/2016 03:53 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 01/09/2016 01:11 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>> The Qt4 WebKit removal bugreport for qgis (#784514) has been raised to
>> Release Critical severity which will cause its removal from testing.
>> [...]
>> Hopefully the upcoming QGIS 2.14 release will build successfully with
>> Qt5 & Python 3 and is ready in time for stretch.
> Instead of waiting for the switch to Qt5 with QGIS 2.16, I think we
> should disable the QtWebKit support in QGIS to unblock the removal of
> the WebKit support from Qt4.
> Disabling the QtWebKit support has much less impact than switching QGIS
> 2.14 to Qt5. This will allow us to resolve the RC bug and get qgis back
> into testing and available for backports.

The python-qt4 upload without WebKit support finally happened today,
after I asked the Qt maintainers to stop waiting for QGIS.

QGIS in unstable is now a bit more broken than it already was after
building without QtWebKit (#825091).

Kind Regards,


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