[Interest] Qt5 on MSVC2008, Win7x64 (Tier1)?

Scott Aron Bloom Scott.Bloom at onshorecs.com
Mon Jul 9 01:06:49 CEST 2012

Understood.. But in reality, I will probably stay away from Qt 5 till
5.1, and I wouldn't touch VS 2012 till the SP1 comes out anyway...


Having been burnt really really bad by Qt 3->4, ill let other people be
the guinee pigs this time..




From: Paolino Marmolaro [mailto:paolino.marmolaro at gmail.com] 
Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2012 4:04 PM
To: Scott Aron Bloom; Qt Interest
Subject: Re: [Interest] Qt5 on MSVC2008, Win7x64 (Tier1)?



Qt5 supports some C++11 features. I think it's a good reason to move to





2012/7/8 Scott Aron Bloom <Scott.Bloom at onshorecs.com>

2008 SP1, bug have given up on the 64 bit approach until we bite the
bullet for VS 2010




From: interest-bounces+scott.bloom=onshorecs.com at qt-project.org
<mailto:interest-bounces%2Bscott.bloom> =onshorecs.com at qt-project.org]
On Behalf Of Charley Bay
Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2012 11:57 AM
To: Qt Interest
Subject: [Interest] Qt5 on MSVC2008, Win7x64 (Tier1)?


Show of hands -- those of you on Win7x64, are you using MSVC2008 or


We're a Qt-Win-Commercial customer, and our internal
"reference-compiler" is MSVC2008.  We've had issues with MSVC2010
(mostly that it's so *slow*, and the IDE is not as stable).  We ship
based on MSVC2008+SP1.


We are *very* interested in the soon-to-be-released Qt5.


Looking at the Qt5 release-platforms page, I don't see
"Win7x64/MSVC2008" listed:




Not a biggie, but this implies we must move from MSVC2008 to MSVC2010
(we want "Tier-1").


I'm not advocating either way, I just want to understand what people are
doing -- I thought quite a lot of people stayed on MSVC2008 (and did not
go to MSVC2010).


As an aside, we've been watching the MSVC2012 "Release Candidate" that
is out, it seems to solve some issues associated with MSVC2010, but
drops native-targetting-for-XP (we don't care, but some might).  Any
thoughts about levels-of-support for MSVC2012?


Digia -- care to comment?






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