[Interest] need a QT 5.12.0 MinGW 32bit release for windows in all the upcoming QT versions

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Dec 18 17:28:05 CET 2018

On Tuesday, 18 December 2018 03:56:47 PST Kai Koehne wrote:
> Anyhow, we don't want to maintain two different MinGW builds; there was
> quite some popular demand for 64 bits (see e.g.
> https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-35288), so we switched to 64 bit in
> Qt 5.12. I don't see us switching back until there's clear evidence that
> the majority would prefer 32 bit.

I think the point is not to switch, but to provide an additional build. I'm 
going to guess the requestors' argument is going to be that they still need to 
ship 32-bit applications for Windows, since they still have users with 32-bit 
Windows, despite running on a 64-bit CPU.

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

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