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

Dmitriy Purgin dpurgin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 08:45:35 CET 2020

I've just discovered another side-effect of this change. I've integrated
the qdoc.exe in a custom toolchain for internal use, and it should be able
to run in environments without any Qt installations. So I used to do the
windeployqt.exe on it, and it always worked until 5.14. Now windeployqt
says that the qdoc.exe is a Debug executable (!), and it fails to deploy
Qt5Cored.dll for obvious reasons. It seems like windeployqt is broken as


On Wed, Jan 8, 2020 at 8:09 PM Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>

> On Wednesday, 8 January 2020 10:10:06 PST Sérgio Martins via Development
> wrote:
> > Wondering if there's a reason why the suffix is needed in the first
> > place...
> > I thought only MSVC had problems mixing debug and release runtimes.
> Correct.
> We stopped adding the suffix in MinGW builds.
> I wonder what happens to debug-and-release builds now.
> --
> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel System Software Products
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