[Development] Proposal for Qt 5.10 platforms and configurations changes
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Apr 28 17:48:29 CEST 2017
On Friday, 28 April 2017 09:51:58 -03 Benjamin TERRIER wrote:
> 2017-04-28 14:23 GMT+02:00 Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>:
> > On Friday, 28 April 2017 03:56:22 -03 Jani Heikkinen wrote:
> >> Yes, MSVC 2017 is already supported in Qt 5.9 and we are trying to get
> >> pre-built binaries available before final release; let's see if we can
> >> make it happen
> > I remember a discussion about whether we needed MSVC 2017 binaries in the
> > first place, since they're binary compatible with MSVC 2015 and we don't
> > have "win32-msvc2015" anymore, which concluded we did. I don't remember
> > the reason.
> > Does anyone?
> I recall this (it's from you):
> > We can't drop it from the CI. I don't think we can drop it from the build
> > packages either, since usually you compile with the oldest you plan to
> > use. So if you're correct and VS2017 is binary-compatible, then we are
> > already providing the packages for VS2017.
That's the opposite: that's the argument of why we should not need a VS2017
I'm asking if anyone remembers the argument why we should.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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