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

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Aug 22 00:23:06 CEST 2019


On Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:00:14 PDT NIkolai Marchenko wrote:
> > 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.

https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-59570
https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-61074
https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-61752
https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-67969
https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-68029
https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-73217

https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/problem/76198/vs-2017-compiler-creates-broken-debug-build-using.html
https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/3136520
https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/problem/76198/vs-2017-compiler-creates-broken-debug-build-using.html
https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/comments/237118/view.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releasenotes/vs2017-relnotes-v15.7 says it had fixed the bug, but didn't. As of 15.9 it was still there, so 
the fix is in the version after that: 16.0.

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