[Development] Do we need VS2019 for Qt 6.6?

Oliver Wolff oliver.wolff at qt.io
Fri Jan 27 08:23:54 CET 2023

Hey Thiago,

On 17/01/2023 23:07, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> The reason is that it is failing to parse a constant expression.

Generally I think that raising the minimal version could be done, but is 
that reason alone good enough to warrant a minimal version raise for 
every MSVC Qt user? How severe is that issue and how hard is it to work 
around it?

It looks like a minor thing if you put it like that.


> VS2019 is still supported by MSFT in "Mainstream" mode and will be for over a
> year from today:
> https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2019/servicing-vs2019
> But VS2022 is 14 months old.
> So do we need both of them?
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