[Development] QThread::create mandatory in Qt 6?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Mon Nov 16 08:55:24 CET 2020

On Montag, 16. November 2020 02:53:14 CET Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Sunday, 15 November 2020 08:29:56 PST Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > > * whether there is any chance to get a fix or workaround in the near
> > > future
> > > (or even right now), either in the form of an upgrade to the vendor
> > > compiler or in the form of a third-party compiler (e.g., GCC or Clang,
> > > which both support many platforms).
> > 
> > Probably no chance.
> Sorry, by that I meant to say "no chance of getting a fix in", since it
> depends on fixing the Microsoft STL and I don't expect they're very
> interested. Their first and foremost priority is the VC++ compiler.
> But the second part of your proposal is easy: use either cl or gcc or clang
> (with either libstdc++ or libc++), two combinations of which are supported
> by Qt on Windows and I wouldn't be surprised if the rest using those
> compilers also worked.
> ✓ VC++ with MS STL 	(officially supported)
> ✓ gcc with libstdc++ 	(officially supported)
> ❓ gcc with libc++ 	(likely works)
I doubt anyone ever tests this combo though.

> ❓ clang with libstdc++	(likely there are people using)
> ❓ clang with libc++ 	(likely works)
Is used for fuzzing builds, so I assume actively tested outside our 

> ✗ clang-cl with MS STL  (currently broken)
It is? I often use this when building qtwebengine for Windows. Been advocating 
for an automated test for a while.

> ❓❓ clang-cl with libc++	(no clue)
You mean clang? Clang-cl.exe is the MSVC compatible clang version, and 
clang.exe the "gcc" (crossplatform clang) compatible. Which I assume also 
means thereis clang.exe with libstdc++ for mingw compatible builds.


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