1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Qt 5.1: Expected In April, Will Bring In New Modules

Qt

Published on 13 February 2013 09:19 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt
11 Comments

Lars Knoll has revealed a few more details today about Digia's plans for Qt 5.1. He also shared that they are hoping to ship this next tool-kit update in late April.

Lars says that they are aiming for the Qt 5.1 feature freeze to happen towards mid-March, which is later than anticipated, but Digia developers right now are busy on getting out the Qt 5.0.2 point release. This later feature freeze should also help the merging of Qt Android support and Qt Quick Controls. With the mid-March freeze, Lars expects to have Qt 5.1 officially released by the end of April.

Aside from everything that's already been merged, he also is proposing that several of the Qt modules left out of the 5.0 release be integrated. The candidates he's looking at for the modules that be added for Qt 5.1 include Qt X11 Extras, Qt Mac Extras, Qt Sensors, Qt Serial Port, and Qt Quick Controls.

He shared these new Qt 5.1 details in the development list for the Qt Project. The big feature to Qt 5.1 will be Google Android support for the tool-kit while it also has improved support for Wayland and OpenGL changes.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux News
  1. The Less-Powerful Intel Compute Stick With Ubuntu Will Soon Ship
  2. Kodi 15.0 Release Candidate 1 Arrives
  3. Fedora 23: Python 3 Default Approved; Netizen Spin Rejected
  4. GNOME Shell & Mutter Just Landed More Wayland Improvements
  5. Ubuntu MATE Announces A Partnership With A PC Hardware Vendor
  6. Linux 4, GCC v. Clang & Vulkan Were Among The Hot Stories So Far This Year
  7. FUSE Starts Working On Scalability Improvements With Linux 4.2
  8. Steam Linux Usage Continued Falling In June
  9. Blender 2.75 Released With AMD OpenCL Support, Multi-View/Stereo 3D Pipeline
  10. Radeon & AMDGPU DRM Fixes Queue Up For Linux 4.2
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. 6-Way File-System Comparison On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  2. How KDE VDG Is Trying To Make Open-Source Software Beautiful
  3. Attempting To Try Out BCache On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  4. CompuLab's Fitlet Is A Very Tiny, Fanless, Linux PC With AMD A10 Micro
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road
  2. KDBUS Won't Be Pushed Until The Linux 4.3 Kernel
  3. Pinos Is For Linux Video What PulseAudio Is For Audio
  4. The State & Complications Of Porting The Unity Editor To Linux
  5. The Staging Pull For Linux 4.2: "Big, Really Big"
  6. Latest Rumor Pegs Microsoft Wanting To Buy AMD
  7. Exciting Features Merged So Far For The Linux 4.2 Kernel
  8. SteamOS "Brewmaster" Is Valve's New Debian 8.1 Based Version