[Development] Why we need two `Qt*.dll` copies on Windows?

Koehne Kai Kai.Koehne at digia.com
Mon Jun 10 08:50:54 CEST 2013

> -----Original Message-----
> Subject: [Development] Why we need two `Qt*.dll` copies on Windows?
> Does some one notice there exists two QtDLLs on Windows, the one in
> bin\Qt*.dll, and the other placed `lib\Qt*.dll`, WHY?

To cite a commit by Ossi: " the dlls being in lib/ is kind of an accident (a side effect of how qmake builds them" (commit d8406d0e09c5bfa549f27). Anyway, the binary installers from 5.0.2 onwards ship the dll's only in bin. 



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