[Development] Let's please drop MSVC 2013 for 5.10

Lars Knoll lars.knoll at qt.io
Fri Jun 16 21:05:34 CEST 2017

> On 16 Jun 2017, at 18:11, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, 15 June 2017 16:07:03 PDT Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> We have not one, not two, but THREE integration failures TODAY alone caused
>> by that compiler failing to meet what we've come to expect from C++11. This
>> is going to happen again and again.
> Fourth reason, just over 24 hours since the first:
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/197638 requires a constexpr constructor to 
> avoid introducing a load-time initialisation. Guess which compiler doesn't 
> support the feature?
> I'm going to give Allan +2 even if it causes detrimental side effects for MSVC 
> 2013. Sorry, I can't seem to care anymore for old compilers.

I don't mind at all if the code generated is less optimal on 2013. That's what you get by using older compilers.


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