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2021

18. February 2021

  • General Topics
    • Commercial LTS 5.15.3 release.
    • DeveloperWeek conference talk by Corey: will mention Qt for Python.
  • Infra Update
    • TBD: Need of a new branch in qt5.git for the lts qt for python release.
  • Features
    • pathlib.Path (soon to be ready) and fspath support (difficult) in pyside
    • __feature__ documentation
    • Designer patches are done (we still need docs)
    • documentation generation fixes.
    • shiboken: general refactoring (constructors)
    • doc: examples code in tabs
    • doc: new ideas for tutorials and vocabulary.

11. February 2021

  • General topics
    • Issues with Pick-to: 5.15
    • Discussion about the usage of pathlib
    • Reduce linux wheel size by not including .debug files.
  • Infra update
    • Timeouts in RHEL
    • Preparing addons for 6.1
  • Bugs
    • Fixing many issues related to sphinx, and documentation in general.
  • Features
    • Moving the internal shiboken6.shiboken6.Shiboken to shiboken6.Shiboken 1497
    • Will be finish today (Documentation about the __feature__ options) PYSIDE-1481
    • (in progress) https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/PYSIDE-1019 usage of constructor properties when enabling true_property
    • Migration to pathlib in our code, and add support for fspath in our API, https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/PYSIDE-1499
    • Examples gallery embedded into the doc building process.
    • Designer patch ready for review.
    • Commercial tools on-going (icons discussion)
    • (in progress) Error handling in shiboken

4. February 2021

28. January 2021

  • Infra update
    • 'dev' we are missing tests on macOS (in progress). Qt5 bin on macOS 11, and running test on 10.15/13
    • trying to build pyside on a custom Qt (with plugins/addons) oss and commercial
  • Bugs
  • Features
    • refactoring shiboken
    • statmachine module rebirth
    • designer patches to include custom widgets.
    • enabling clang_options on shiboken
  • Branching story
    • lts-5.15 issues
      • Fix pyside-setup/5.15 and do all the merges     (done)                                        
      • Merge pyside-setup/5.15 into tqtc-pyside-setup/5.15    (done)                                        
      • Create tqtc-pyside-setup/lts-5.15 from pyside-setup/5.15
      • Close pyside-setup/5.15 Make the Pick-to bot merge from Pick-to: 5.15 -> tqtc/lts-5.15
    • tqtc
      • create tqtc/dev from oss/dev
      • move manually the patches that added things for the commercial offering into tqtc/dev (shiboken ui, m2m protocols modules)
    • Process to fix bugs
      • push to oss/dev Pickt-to: 5.15 (this will go to lts-5.15)
      • before release we push oss/dev to tqtc/dev

21. January 2021

  • Infra update
    • 'dev' branch seems to be the only broken (maybe 5.15)
    • Provisioning is affected
    • need to create lts-5.15 branch for commercial releases
    • WinRT is broken (at a Qt/CI level)
  • Bug fixes
  • Features
    • Rename internal shiboken import: 'from shiboken6 import shiboken6 as Shiboken' -> 'from shiboken6 import Shiboken'
      • Both options in 6.1,
      • Only 'from shiboken6 import Shiboken' from 6.2 on.
    • Designer plugin: set environment in the launcher script (instead of the rpath option)
    • Removing extra QtCharts namespace (it was removed in Qt) -> QtDataVisualization?
      • Externals helping the migration process.
    • https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/PYSIDE-1477 clang options for shiboken cross build
  • Starting work on new tutorials and applications (Data Science and visualization)

14. January 2021

7. January 2021

  • Infra update
    • libclang install fixes (issues related to 6.0 and 10.0)
      • from the MSVC update, we require 10.0 for 5.15 and 6.0
  • Bug fixes
    • PYSIDE-1447 qapp flag
    • PYSIDE-1463 snake_case init issue
    • PYSIDE-1470 shiboken delete qapp
    • PYSIDE-79 reopened due to a leak introduced by the fix to PYSIDE-68
  • Features
    • Possible research PYSIDE-163
    • Refactoring shiboken
    • PYSIDE-1455 designer plugin
    • Snippets translators
    • Deployment story for PySide6

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