[Development] Proposing CMake as build tool for Qt 6

Joerg Bornemann Joerg.Bornemann at qt.io
Tue Jun 18 08:55:44 CEST 2019

On 6/17/19 5:26 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Monday, 17 June 2019 00:04:10 PDT Joerg Bornemann wrote:
>> This will break every user project that's build in debug mode with
>> Visual Studio's toolchain (whichever currently available build tool you
>> use), because it builds by default with /MDd and will be incompatible
>> with Qt. I fear we have to accept what this environment forces upon us.
> Fair enough.
> I guess those few who want unoptimised /MD builds with debug symbols will
> still use -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release and change the flags.

Sure, I guess even for Qt 5 a configure option -no-debug-runtime or such 
would make sense.



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