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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: USE flag question (not total newbie)
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:50:06
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: USE flag question (not total newbie) by Peter Humphrey
1 On 29/11/2016 14:26, Peter Humphrey wrote:
2 > On Monday 28 Nov 2016 20:59:30 Ian Zimmerman wrote:
3 >
4 >> I'll consider switching to qt5 when I can rebuild _all_ my packages that
5 >> way. Under no circumstances will I install both qt4 and qt5, that is a
6 >> recipe for madness.
7 >
8 > I take it you don't run a KDE desktop with KMail-2. I do, and I found many
9 > months ago that it was no longer possible to resist Qt-5. Since then I've been
10 > running a sort of hybrid system in which, as Neil said, most components of KDE
11 > have been moved to Qt-5 but KMail-2 is still months away.
12 >
13 > Madness, while I wouldn't attempt to deny all possibility of it, seems not to
14 > be evident here just yet.
15 >
18 I too don't see much wrong with co-installing Qt4 and Qt5.
20 Different libs, different paths. Only real downside is disk space
21 consumed. It's not really much different from having both gth-2 and
22 gtk-3, or even gtk and qt
24 --
25 Alan McKinnon
26 alan.mckinnon@×××××.com


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[gentoo-user] Re: USE flag question (not total newbie) Ian Zimmerman <itz@×××××××.net>