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

NIkolai Marchenko enmarantispam at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 00:00:14 CEST 2019


>  Note: DO NOT use -static with MSVC 2017.
Can you provide the link to the bug in question? I've seen you mention it
several times and I am curious.

On Thu, Aug 22, 2019 at 12:58 AM Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>
wrote:

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