[Development] Mime database size

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at theqtcompany.com
Mon Feb 23 12:53:51 CET 2015

On 23/02/15 10:08, "Mathias Hasselmann" <mathias at taschenorakel.de> wrote:

>Am 23.02.2015 um 08:11 schrieb Thiago Macieira:
>> On Monday 23 February 2015 07:48:37 Mathias Hasselmann wrote:
>>> Am 17.02.2015 um 14:36 schrieb Cristian Adam:
>>>> One could rewrite this small utility into Qt and then it would be
>>>> available everywhere.
>>> Somehow I thought that one of the big benefits of free software and
>>> source is, that you _don't_ have to rewrite each and every simple tool.
>>> Obviously I've missed something.
>> The problem is requiring glib on OS X and Windows in order to build Qt.
>What's exactly the problem with glib on OS X or Windows?

It’s not about glib, but about how complex it will get to build Qt on
these platforms.


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