[Interest] Help a unix guy on windows qmake

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Apr 21 19:04:26 CEST 2021

On Wednesday, 21 April 2021 09:54:09 PDT Jason H wrote:
> MinGW is not x64? It's running on a fairly recent windows 10 machine.

"mingw32" means "Minimal GNU for Win32" and Win32 is the name of the API set. 
It's historical and applies to 64-bit too. That's why the mkspecs for windows 
are win32-msvc, win32-mingw, win32-icc and the MinGW 64-bit compiler is called 

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering

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