[Development] MSVC 2017 15.8 upgrade

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Aug 15 23:08:40 CEST 2018

On Wednesday, 15 August 2018 08:58:22 PDT Thiago Macieira wrote:
> If you upgraded MSVC 2017 to 15.8 yesterday and you try to build qtbase,
> you'll get a build error. This is fixed, but you need to make sure you erase
> .qmake.stash files everywhere, since they contain the cached version of the
> compiler.
> And since neither nmake nor jom update Makefiles on their own, erase them
> all too.

Another issue: 5.9 doesn't build in 32-bit x86. Fix is in 
https://codereview.qt-project.org/236948 (backport of 

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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