[Interest] Tweaking a static build of Qt 6 for Windows

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Jan 30 19:34:26 CET 2023

On Monday, 30 January 2023 10:13:49 PST Nuno Santos wrote:
> Thiago,
> Thanks for your reply.
> I’m not very technical about this details like yourself. I’ve been doing
> this since ever. To reconsider I need to better understand the reasons.


> The thing is. I need to have Qt compiled with MT instead of MD other wise I
> can’t open two instances of my plugins on the same host. Also, I don’t want
> to bundle MSVC runtimes. That sucks.

You can open multiple plugins in the same process just fine and you don't have 
to ship the runtime if it's already installed. It's already installed on 
Windows 10.

> So… are those files still being taking into account when building Qt, even
> that Qt is now built by cmake?

Static runtime builds still exist, but I have no idea if they are tested or 
work. I recommend you reconsider your needs.

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