[Development] Dropping MinGW support in Qt 6 (Was: HEADS-UP: QStringLiteral)

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Aug 21 21:59:51 CEST 2019

21.08.2019, 22:39, "Henry Skoglund" <henry at tungware.se>:
> Yes, I also used app-local deployment, problem is that Microsoft has not
> committed 100% to allow it (as far as I know), instead they have a
> seesaw approach, saying "you can temporarily use app-local deployment but.."
> Anyway, my ultimate goal is to create and distribute my Qt apps the same
> way as Qt's installation program (you can tell I really admire that
> program a lot :-)
> i.e. link *everything* statically and build myself a ~ 20 MB humongous
> .exe file (which only needs msvcrt.dll). And that kind of linking,
> Microsoft has never supported nor allowed it.

Does it mean that distribution of software built with /MT runtime is illegal?


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