[Development] Supported compilers for Qt 6

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Aug 14 23:26:25 CEST 2019



14.08.2019, 23:53, "Allan Sandfeld Jensen" <kde at carewolf.com>:
> On Tuesday, 13 August 2019 18:13:05 CEST Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>  On Tuesday, 13 August 2019 00:50:48 PDT Friedemann Kleint wrote:
>>  > Hi,
>>  >
>>  > > VC++ 2019
>>  >
>>  > Just for the record, this compiler still has a number of optimizer bugs,
>>  > see https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTQAINFRA-2875 .
>>
>>  Unfortunately, despite those, it's still the best available. MSVC 2017 has
>>  *serious* problems with static libraries (as in, crash on start) and MSVC
>>  2015 is too old.
>
> Note btw, that referring to the major year numbers of MSVC might be an
> obsolete way of thinking. MSVC 2017 started with only C++11 support but gained
> up to almost full C++17 in patches.

Also introducing bugs, causing regressions in valid code in its minor updates, e.g.
https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/problem/343550/webkit-an-undefined-class-is-not-allowed-as-an-arg.html


> MSCV 2019 is new is so far mostly the
> same as MSVC 2017 ended up as, but it seems likely to also improve greatly in
> point releases.
>
> 'Allan
>
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Konstantin



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