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authorKai Koehne <>2015-04-01 09:34:39 +0200
committerKai Koehne <>2015-04-02 08:52:18 +0000
commita4c902f27ada53443aa727133ce5bce2d253c7e3 (patch)
parent63ea335b99905b274e4376d59ef4f09f1e4426d2 (diff)
Mention compiler requirements2.0.0
Change-Id: Iae3637ea149199f9b152efa4ea27a42bd4581974 Reviewed-by: Leena Miettinen <> Reviewed-by: Niels Weber <>
2 files changed, 11 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 478d0d16b..66ff4682f 100644
@@ -16,7 +16,10 @@ Build a static Qt
Building the Qt Installer Framework from sources requires Qt (version 5.4.0
-or newer). If you want to ship your installer as a single file you have to build
+or newer). Supported compilers are MSVC 2013 or newer, GCC 4.7 or newer,
+and Clang 3.1 or newer.
+If you want to ship your installer as a single file you have to build
Qt and the Qt Installer Framework statically.
See the Qt documentation for the prerequisites and steps to build Qt from sources.
diff --git a/doc/installerfw-getting-started.qdoc b/doc/installerfw-getting-started.qdoc
index a0fed31a4..044fd2ed3 100644
--- a/doc/installerfw-getting-started.qdoc
+++ b/doc/installerfw-getting-started.qdoc
@@ -56,12 +56,19 @@
yourself. You can skip this if you have downloaded a pre-built version
of the framework.
+ \section2 Supported Compilers
+ The Qt Installer Framework can be compiled with Microsoft Visual Studio
+ 2013 and newer, GCC 4.7 and newer, and Clang 3.1 and newer.
\section2 Configuring Qt
If you use a statically built Qt to build the Qt Installer Framework
you do not have to deliver Qt libraries, which enables you to distribute
installers as one file.
+ The minimum required Qt version is 5.4.0.
\section3 Configuring Qt for Windows
Before running configure you should tweak Qt to statically link in the C