[Development] Qt 5.14 MinGW debug build doesn't add debug suffix

Sérgio Martins sergio.martins at kdab.com
Wed Jan 8 19:10:06 CET 2020

On 2020-01-07 12:52, Roland Winklmeier wrote:
> Second, I switched my nightly build to 5.14 branch and was building 
> debug
> binaries as usual. Configure arguments:
> configureArguments=-developer-build -debug -opensource -nomake examples
> -nomake tests -confirm-license -opengl desktop -dbus -openssl -I
> D:\Downloads\openssl-1.1.1d-win32-mingw/include
> The config summary seems to agree with me
> Build options:
>   Mode ................................... debug; optimized tools
> however, the binaries don't have the typical debug suffix:
> $ ls Qt5*
> Qt5Core.dll*

Wondering if there's a reason why the suffix is needed in the first 
I thought only MSVC had problems mixing debug and release runtimes.

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