[Interest] Qt 5.12 Official packages for MinGW 64 bit?
Sze Howe Koh
szehowe.koh at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 15:33:22 CEST 2018
On Tue, 16 Oct 2018 at 12:55, Andy <asmaloney at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes - that's exactly why I was asking.
> I switched to MSVC specifically because I need WebEngine but would much rather use MinGW or Clang.
> I have users who don't have admin privileges, so packaging MSVC-built applications is a big headache.
Your users only need admin priviledges if you ask them to run the MSVC
If I'm not mistaken, the EULA allows you to copy the required MSVC
DLLs into your application folder instead. See
> Andy Maloney // https://asmaloney.com
> twitter ~ @asmaloney
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 3:58 AM 黄其泽 <hgoldfish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I heard that the upstream Chromium supports clang for windows. Will Qt official package provide clang version?
>> Distributing windows desktop software built with msvc is a big trouble. As the msvc redistribution packages require administrator privilege, and fail to install in many computer.
>> Kai Koehne <Kai.Koehne at qt.io> 于2018年10月16日周二 下午2:32写道：
>>> > -----Original Message-----
>>> > [...]
>>> > I don't know how the coin stuff works, but does this mean that there will be
>>> > official MinGW 64 bit packages for 5.12?
>>> > If so, will WebEngine be included?
>>> No. Qt WebEngine currently supports only MSVC 2017.
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