[Development] [Releasing] Qt 5.10 pre-built bunaries

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Sun Jun 18 20:16:41 CEST 2017

On 2017-06-16 08:43, Lars Knoll wrote:
>> On 16 Jun 2017, at 08:36, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> 
>> wrote:
>> On Thursday, 15 June 2017 23:16:30 PDT Lars Knoll wrote:
>>> We’re one month away from the feature freeze, and in July half of the
>>> developers are on vacation. So there’s relatively little benefit from
>>> dropping 2013 now, as dev currently works with it.
>> The difference is whether we have to put up with MSVC 2013 and find 
>> workarounds
>> for half a month or for 7 months.
> I also want to get rid of it rather sooner than later. But we have to
> deal with the compiler for quite a while in 5.9 anyway, and I’d expect
> that a lot of the bug fixes will go there. So the question is how much
> we’re gaining dropping it now a month before the 5.10 freeze.

QStringView, at least, is full of MSVC 2013 work-arounds. The most 
important is the requirement to use QStringViewLiteral instead of just 

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