[Development] Dropping older compilers for Qt 5.10 (was: Qt 5.10 pre-built bunaries)

Alex Blasche alexander.blasche at qt.io
Mon Jun 12 08:30:36 CEST 2017

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Development [mailto:development-
> bounces+alexander.blasche=qt.io at qt-project.org] On Behalf Of Sérgio Martins
> The migration has been slow because there's little incentive for users to update
> to msvc2015/7. If we drop 2013 for Qt 5.10 then migrations would accelerate.

That's a viewpoint that does not match reality. 

> QNX is a much different problem though, you can't just recompile your program
> with QNX 7. Besides the new toolchain, you'd need a new operating system,
> new drivers, new BSP, and maybe new hardware. It's too complicated and would
> hurt part of our ecosystem.
> I think we should dump msvc2013 but keep QNX 6.6.

I am happy to drop msvc2013 for 5.11.


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