[Development] Do we need VS2019 for Qt 6.6?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Mon Jan 30 09:07:37 CET 2023

On Dienstag, 17. Januar 2023 23:07:42 CET Thiago Macieira wrote:
> The reason is that it is failing to parse a constant expression.
> 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-vs201
> 9
> But VS2022 is 14 months old.
> So do we need both of them?

I would add my support to removing it from 6.6, It would simplify the 
continued updating of Chromium that is starting to depend on c++20 features 
that doesn't work well in VS2019.

Best regards

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