[LAD] QT3 and KDE3 removal in Debian

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Mon Mar 14 17:25:39 UTC 2011

On 03/14/2011 05:16 PM, Adrian Knoth wrote:
> Hi!
> I guess this could be important for some of you:
> Debian is currently dropping QT3 and KDE3 from unstable. This in turn
> means that apps depending on those libs either need to be ported to
> QT4/KDE4 or will also be removed.
> As always, saying Debian sooner or later also means Ubuntu and
> derivatives.
> Of course, all software remains installable from squeeze (current
> release) for the next few years (let me lie: 5?).
> I know that fmit and creox use QT3, probably some other audio software,
> too.
> The creox author has no time for porting, so if somebody feels bored or
> is looking for a little project, you might want to consider this.
> Cheers
Hi Adrian,

Thanks for the heads-up. A quick-question: does that also affect the
libqt4-qt3support ? AFAIK that's the easiest way to "port" qt3 projects
to qt4.


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