Qt 5.7 vanished overnight

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17 May, 2018 06:14 AM

Qt 5.7 used to live in C:\Qt\5.7\msvc2015_64 when using the Visual Studio 2015 image.

In fact, only yesterday I had a build succeed which was using it.

But today, it's completely gone. The current build environment shows it as not present on 2015:

But when you look in the Google cache, you can see that it previously was on all images:

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 17 May, 2018 06:20 AM

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    Correct, 5.7 was removed from the build image as it reached EOL: https://github.com/appveyor/ci/issues/2291

    We cannot keep every version of Qt on build worker image as it takes a lot (~15 GB per version).

    Switch your build to either 5.6.x or 5.9.x LTS.

  2. 2 Posted by trejkaz on 17 May, 2018 06:22 AM

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    Oh my...

    I hope it still builds on 5.9, because I'm not familiar with the code, I'm just trying to get it to build.

    Maybe my idea of using the pre-installed Qt was mistaken in the first place though. It doesn't make for stable builds if the platform can suddenly remove things with no notice.

  3. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 02:28 AM.

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