[Interest] Host Qt version requirement when cross-compiling

Croitor Alexandru placinta at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 14:57:39 CET 2022




>Apart from that, after internal discussion I have to lower expectations
>regarding our commitment to this.  I don't see us creating the test
>infra for testing the build of different host/target Qt combinations. As
>such we offer no commitment or support, but we will accept patches that
>improve the situation.

And whenever someone asks me which host version to use for host tools, I
always answer the: 'same patch version'.
Anything else: you're on your own.

On Sun, Mar 13, 2022 at 6:22 AM Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>

> On Saturday, 12 March 2022 14:24:20 PST Alexey Rochev wrote:
> > Does cross-compiling Qt6 (for Android) require exact same version of
> > host Qt to build correctly? I'm assuming that it does since when I
> > tried to cross-compile 6.2.2 using host 6.2.3 (don't ask me why) it
> > failed with a strange error (in cmake_automoc_parser) and it was gone
> > when I updated the cross-compiled version to 6.2.3. I would still like
> > to get official information on this, however.
> Our objective was that any version within N-4 and N+4 of the minor version
> should work, but only starting with 6.3.
> It's also not tested.
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> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering
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