[Interest] Qt 5.12 Official packages for MinGW 64 bit?
asmaloney at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 14:36:01 CEST 2018
Thanks for the info Kai. That helps clarify the current state.
I'm now regretting using WebEngine. :-)
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On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 8:28 AM Kai Koehne <Kai.Koehne at qt.io> wrote:
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> > From: 黄其泽 <hgoldfish at gmail.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 9:58 AM
> > To: Kai Koehne <Kai.Koehne at qt.io>; Qt Project <interest at qt-project.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Interest] Qt 5.12 Official packages for MinGW 64 bit?
> > I heard that the upstream Chromium supports clang for windows.
> Indeed. Actually Chromium is using clang on all platforms.
> > Will Qt
> > official package provide clang version?
> We've been discussing this already occasionally, but there's no immediate
> to switch to clang. See https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-66664 for
> this for WebEngine. Anyhow, we've mkspecs for clang (win32-clang-g++ and
> win32-clang-msvc), so if somebody feels adventurous he can already give it
> a go 😉
> It's just that this is a configuration that we don't test internally, nor
> provide binaries
> One of the problems is that upstream Chromium is apparently not using a
> Clang compiler, but a custom one. Also, it's unclear how this would work
> with other
> Qt modules - would we have to build all of Qt with clang on Windows then,
> or would the compilers be compatible enough? The latter one was the hope,
> but until today it seems it doesn't even work for different MSVC compilers
> Also, note that using Clang up to today still uses MSVC linker and SDK, so
> need both a MSVC installation and clang. So it's not a full replacement of
> e.g. MinGW.
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