[Interest] The QtQuick deployment story

Nils Jeisecke nils.jeisecke at saltation.com
Fri Dec 7 14:54:11 CET 2018

Am 07.12.2018 um 06:49 hat Mitch Curtis geschrieben:

> It's still easy in my opinion: just let windeployqt deploy what it
> needs to [...]
But does it really *need to*?

> [...] and you're done. Although... I've been distributing my
> application as a portable executable and not through an installer,
> purely out of laziness.

> Are there some extra issues involving
> installers that make windeployqt less convenient, or is it just the
> final deployed size that you have an issue with?
Some kind of gut feeling? It just seems wrong to install hundreds of
superfluous files. Hey, I'm a german engineer, what do you expect ;-)

But then again, maybe there *is* a good reason which I'm (and probably
others are) not aware of.


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