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Bug 750881 - net-irc/kvirc[webkit]: Drop optional support for deprecated dev-qt/qtwebkit:5
Summary: net-irc/kvirc[webkit]: Drop optional support for deprecated dev-qt/qtwebkit:5
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
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Blocks: qtwebkit-removal
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Reported: 2020-10-23 16:48 UTC by Andreas Sturmlechner
Modified: 2020-11-05 22:36 UTC (History)
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Description Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2020-10-23 16:48:26 UTC
QtWebKit's time is limited now.
Comment 1 Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis 2020-10-23 18:32:51 UTC
https://github.com/kvirc/KVIrc/issues/1854
https://github.com/kvirc/KVIrc/issues/2178

Anyway there is no security concern in KVIrc, because QtWebKit is only used to display locally installed HTML files providing built-in help (/usr/share/kvirc/*/help/en/*).
Comment 2 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2020-11-05 22:36:14 UTC
Maybe you want to ping them though before we have to drop the option, these issues are ancient.