QtLocation map updates

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Wed Aug 2 08:36:44 PDT 2017

> On Aug 2, 2017, at 8:27 AM, Lubomir I. Ivanov <neolit123 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> why isn't it working with more recent Qt versions?
>> The logic of an AppImage is that you build on an OLD distro so that the glibc
>> that you link against is an old one and the binaries run on as many distros as
>> possible. We are building against CentOS 6 right now and the newest Qt that
>> I can get for that is 5.6.
> maybe it's time to drop CentOS support until they update their Qt?
> 5.6 is 1.5 year old now.

Again, the whole point is to use an old distro. They definitely won't update their Qt. 
Even 5.6 isn't what officially ships with CentOS. Only none of the 3rd party repos 
have a newer Qt version available for CentOS 6, either. I worry that possibly the
tool chain is too old. We'll see.


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