[Qt-creator] Proposal: Increase requirements for compiling Qt Creator to GCC>=5.3
vivaladav at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 01:35:20 CEST 2018
Wasn't gcc 5.3 already used to build Qt Creator?
At least that's what I see checking the help of 4.7 and 4.6.x.
On Tue, 17 Jul 2018 at 09:59, Eike Ziller <Eike.Ziller at qt.io> wrote:
> 1 1/2 years ago we started requiring GCC 4.9 or later for compiling Qt
> This compiler was first released over 4 years ago and even in its newest
> incarnation is almost 2 years old, so it is time to move on.
> As far as my research (e.g. https://distrowatch.com) tells me, all major
> Linux distributions provide at least GCC 5.3 in their stable/LTS version
> (CentOS/RHEL only through the devtoolset package, but they didn’t provide
> 4.9 directly either).
> So I propose requiring GCC 5.3, starting with Qt Creator 4.8 (which
> currently is branch ‘master').
> Br, Eike
> Eike Ziller
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