[Interest] Futur of Qt Webengine in Qt 6
frank at hemer.org
Wed Apr 14 13:16:20 CEST 2021
On Mittwoch, 14. April 2021 13:11:23 CEST Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 14. April 2021 13:00:01 CEST Frank Hemer wrote:
> > On Montag, 12. April 2021 17:35:43 CEST Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > > On Montag, 12. April 2021 13:20:36 CEST Frank Hemer wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > i wonder what are the plans for Qt Webengine in Qt 6.
> > > >
> > > > While webkit has been removed and replaced by webengine, there is
> > > > still
> > > > no
> > > > replacement supported by the mingw compiler yet.
> > > > As a commercial customer it was disappointing enought this happened
> > > > within
> > > > a minor release but even more to be told (by commercial support) that
> > > > there currently is no replacement available - and no schedule for a
> > > > replacement.
> > > >
> > > > Does this mean we have to go back in time using com interfaces or are
> > > > there
> > > > other plans on this?
> > >
> > > The plans for Qt WebEngine in Qt 6 does not include support for mingw.
> > > But
> > > like Qt 5 we do support building with clang-cl, if you only need to
> > > avoid
> > > MSVC.
> > Hmm - regarding qt5, webengine-platform-notes tells me vs2017 version 15.8
> > or later is required.
> > So i can't go w/o msvc, can i?
> Clang-cl uses the msvc standard library, but not the compiler itself.
> Perhaps we need to update the platform-notes.
thx a lot - this indeed was missing.
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