[Development] Choosing a new MinGW for Qt/Qt Creator/Qt SDK
rich at kde.org
Thu Apr 19 23:23:41 CEST 2012
2012/4/19 <daniel.molkentin at nokia.com>:
> After several complains from the community that GCC 4.4 shipped with both
> Creator and the Qt SDK is fairly outdated (and not C++11 compliant), we are
> going to ship a mingw.org-based GCC 4.6.2 with the next Qt Creator release.
> Even though we verified that this works with the MinGW 4.4 compiled Qt
> releases from the Qt SDK, I think we should agree on a common version. Thus,
> I want to come to an agreement with all relevant stakeholders in the Qt
> Project on which MinGW to ship.
I don't know enough about windows compilers to know which is a good
one to choose, but this is definitely a good move. As someone who only
builds on windows occasionally I will most definitely appreciate it.
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