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

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Aug 21 23:57:27 CEST 2019

On Wednesday, 21 August 2019 13:26:48 PDT Henry Skoglund wrote:
> I thought Qt required /MD, but maybe I am an /MT ignoramus, if Qt can be
> happily built using /MT then that would beat MinGW, since such an .exe
> wouldn't then even require msvcrt.dll.

It can be. That's what the -static-runtime option to configure does 
(additional to -static).

Note: DO NOT use -static with MSVC 2017.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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