[Development] MSVC 2019 pre-built binaries

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Apr 25 17:49:29 CEST 2019


On Thursday, 25 April 2019 05:13:55 PDT resurrection at centrum.cz wrote:
> I was wondering what are the plans for the Qt pre-built binary release built
> with MSVC 2019 (16.0+)? The SP support for MSVC 2017 ends along with Window
> 7 support on 14th January 2020
> (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/search?alpha=Visual%20Studio
> %202017
> <https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/search?alpha=Visual%20Studio
> %202017>) and after that only the maintenance and no active development will
> be done for MSVC 2017. It would make sense to switch to the 2019 even
> before that happens and favour it in the installer over the 2017 version.
> Or perhaps provide both for some time similar to how now there are both
> 2015 and 2017 versions now - having 2017+2019 and dropping 2015 whose
> support ends in 2020 anyway.

The 2017 binaries should work in 2019.

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