[Interest] Why does Assistant link to debug dll's on windows

Peter Lee ptle at risingsoftware.com
Sat Jul 21 00:21:57 CEST 2012

It's a bug / mistake... we compile our own now... was this way in 4.8.0, 
can't remember the bug number but it's in the system.


Peter Lee

On 21/07/2012 1:09 AM, David Boosalis wrote:
> In the process of packaging  Qt's Assistant application on Windows I 
> found that it linked to the debug libs of Qt (Gui,Core,Webkit, 
> Network).  For my development I installed Qt onto my Windows computer 
> using the package installer  for it.  I guess I will have to download 
> the source code for Qt and build Assistant in release mode.
> Is this in fact true, that the prebuilt versions of Qt Assistant for 
> Windows is built with  debug mode only?   And if that's the case why 
> does  Assistant shipped this way, instead of having it built in 
> release mode?   I clearly do not want to double the DLL's in my 
> Windows installer by having to ship release and debug versions of all 
> Qt libraries.
> Any clarity or advise here much appreciated.
> By the way I am using Qt 4.8.2
> Thanks
> David
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*Peter Lee*
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