[Interest] Building the latest Qt 5.X

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Jan 23 04:56:39 CET 2015

On Friday 23 January 2015 01:14:56 Scott Aron Bloom wrote:
> > I have always built on linux, by simply running configure, then make, 
> > then make install.
> Any problems with this?
> ============
> Yea, it doesn't include the necessary packages, such as Webkit

Why not? Sure it does.

> Understood.. Any recommendations on how to move to the latest GCC and ship
> all the runtime libraries for a closed source LGPL compatible application?

The compiler is binary compatible. You don't have to do anything.

> And what about windows, 32 and 64 bit?

Just use the MinGW that comes with Qt for the 32-bit build. I'm not sure what 
the state of mingw64 is -- some have had luck, some others haven't. VS 2012, 
2013, and 2015 for 64-bit have been working fine.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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