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

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Nov 16 20:14:15 CET 2020

On Monday, 16 November 2020 11:03:08 PST Cristian Adam wrote:
> > Tony, what environment exactly were you using? How is winlibs.com
> > different from the standard MS STL?
> Winlibs is shipping GCC MinGW and Clang built for the GNU MinGW target.

Why would we want Winlibs? What value is this adding?

> Note that if you have clang-cl it doesn't mean that it will work with the
> GNU MinGW target. Clang-cl requires the MSVC target, and at the  moment we
> don't have the  mkspec mapping to win32-clang-msvc in the CMake code.

Indeed, clang-cl is supposed to be compatible with cl.

> Qt 6 at the moment can be complied with Clang, which will map the mkspec
> win32-clang-g++.

Indeed, but that is Clang/MinGW. This is not Clang-cl/MSVC. And Allan says 
Clang-cl/MSVC works, so what is this option you're trying to add?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering

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