Pinentry for Qt4 still needed?

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Wed Jul 14 14:26:30 CEST 2021

On Mittwoch, 14. Juli 2021 11:51:18 CEST Jeffrey Walton via Gnupg-devel wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 4:56 AM Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at> wrote:
> > I'm currently working on (usability) improvements for pinentry-qt and I'm
> > wondering whether pinentry-qt still needs to build with Qt4 or whether we
> > can drop support for Qt4 and slowly start to add support for Qt6.
> Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) has Qt5. I was looking at it a few hours ago for
> some unrelated testing. According to apt-cache, it lacks both Qt4 and
> Qt6.
> It may be a good idea to use the default version of Qt that comes with
> the platform.

Sure, Qt5 would still be supported for quite some time.

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