[Qt-creator] QtCreator release and MSVC2015

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Fri Sep 2 09:58:21 CEST 2016

> On Sep 1, 2016, at 5:54 PM, Carel Combrink <carel.combrink at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just out of a matter of interest, what are the plans to start building the QtCreator that gets shipped with Qt (online/offline) on Windows with MSVC 2015?

Qt Creator 4.2 will be built with MSVC2015 on Windows.

> Also any comment on a 64 bit version?

It’s somewhere on the list ;)

> Are there any reason why this not yet done?

Mainly reduction of packages to test, and some things that we need to do to ship a 32bit cdb debugging bridge with it (so it still is possible to debug 32bit user applications).
Nothing really serious, but there weren’t many requests either.

Br, Eike

> I developed and maintains a SpellChecker plugin for QtCreator but had to reinstall my development environment and installed MSVC2015 without paying too much attention now I realised it might be an issue and I need to start the setup from scratch. 
> Regards,
> Carel
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