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authorThiago Macieira <>2013-01-25 14:59:53 -0800
committerThe Qt Project <>2013-01-29 12:43:33 +0100
commit1f2427642d2aa2e11318f7e5f968fb563f40d24b (patch)
parentb01c8274fd937358eb7b37b15a36f0a70e861480 (diff)
Add a changelog for the BC breakv5.0.1
Change-Id: I768fcbbc871207e99466a2e1a9c7a67d98a2c897 Reviewed-by: Lars Knoll <>
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/dist/changes-5.0.1 b/dist/changes-5.0.1
index ee63857b0..84935ada5 100644
--- a/dist/changes-5.0.1
+++ b/dist/changes-5.0.1
@@ -1,5 +1,11 @@
Qt 5.0.1 is a bug-fix release. It maintains both forward and backward
-compatibility (source and binary) with Qt 5.0.0.
+source compatibility with Qt 5.0.0.
+However, to fix a bug we detected after the 5.0 release, this release
+has a limited binary compatibility break. We therefore recommend all
+users to recompile their applications that provided QtMultimedia
+plugins or dealt with them directly. This is an exceptional case:
+compatibility will be kept for further releases.
For more details, refer to the online documentation included in this
distribution. The documentation is also available online:
@@ -22,8 +28,15 @@ information about a particular change.
General Improvements
-Documentation: Various documentation fixes such as spelling and snippet
+ * Documentation: Various documentation fixes such as spelling and
+ snippet corrections.
+ * Fixed an issue that could cause memory leak when certain objects
+ were destroyed. The fix for this issue required a binary
+ compatibility break in two classes: QAudioSystemFactoryInterface
+ and QMediaServiceProviderFactoryInterface. Those two classes are
+ used only in QtMultimedia plugins and code directly dealing with
+ them and recompilation is only strictly necessary for them.
Third party components