(Free) Software Building and Packaging For Windows

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1.5-rc3 - 15/12/2014

  • All applicable security updates done
  • Package manager on Windows cleans upon exit
  • Smaller installer on Windows
  • libdvdread updated to videolan's version; libdvdnav and libdvdcss added
  • Support for upgrading from 1.4 to 1.5 on Windows and Linux
  • fribidi doesn't use glib's memory allocators anymore
  • Cross-compilation support for qmake
  • Much faster installation on Linux thanks to a stripped-down installatio of Qt
  • Various improvements with the script which updates a shell with the right environment for the chosen toolchain on Linux and compatibility fixes for zsh

1.5-rc2 - 03/12/2014

  • GUI package manager
  • GUI installer
  • Much simpler installation on Linux
  • Updated installation instructions for Linux which are more straight-forward and cover more distributions
  • Single executable installer on Windows
  • 30 more packages
  • Usual very long list of small improvements and version updates
  • More automated builds of packages on Linux, drastically shortening package development cycles
  • Completed the documentation on packaging
  • Put back default include paths for GCC on Windows
  • Simpler switching between toolchains