[Interest] Restoring ICU to Qt 5.5 on Windows

Koehne Kai Kai.Koehne at theqtcompany.com
Tue Jul 7 13:59:18 CEST 2015

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> From: interest-bounces+kai.koehne=theqtcompany.com at qt-project.org
> [mailto:interest-bounces+kai.koehne=theqtcompany.com at qt-project.org]
> On Behalf Of Sze Howe Koh
> Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 1:53 PM
> To: interest at qt-project.org
> Subject: [Interest] Restoring ICU to Qt 5.5 on Windows
> Hello,
> Qt 5.5 removed the dependency on ICU for the default Windows builds
> (QTBUG-38259). This move is welcomed by many developers.
> Now, I find myself in a rare position where I'd like to bring ICU back for its
> codec support, which probably means I have to do a custom build of Qt. I'd
> like to avoid building the entire framework if possible. Can I simply take the
> official binaries and replace Qt5Core.dll? Or do I need to ship custom
> versions of other Qt DLLs too? (Assume that my compiler is compatible, and
> I won't ship WebKit)

Provided that you match the compiler and configure line / build environment of the prebuilt binaries, it should be indeed enough to replace Qt5Core.



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