On the other hand it doesn't require any intervention, so you're free to do whatever you like – like watch a movie or go for a night on the town.
When it's done you'll find that you've installed a very capable Win32 cross compiler onto your system.
Existing binaries compiled on St AX 1.0 will continue to run on St AX 1.2.
For 6u18, support has been added for the following system configurations: Java Web Start now implements JSR-056 version 6.0.18. This release introduces the following features that enhance the capabilities of Java Web Start applications: 6u18 includes an upgrade to minor revision 1.2 of JSR-173 Streaming API for XML (St AX) which was a result of Maintenance Reviews 2 and 3.
You can find more details about these Maintenance Reviews in the JSR 173 Change Log. The St AX 1.2 upgrade maintains binary and source compatibility.
You never want to do this, the executables and scripts in there will cause conflicts with your native toolchain.
In case you are using custom $PKG_CONFIG_PATH entries, you can add separate entries for cross builds: Remember to use i686-w64-mingw32.static-pkg-config instead of pkg-config for cross builds. Note that any other compiler related environment variables (like $CC, $LDFLAGS, etc.) may spoil your compiling pleasure, so be sure to delete or disable those.
If you have trouble here, please feel free to contact the mxe team through the issue tracker or mailing list.
After you're done it just needs a little post-installation.
If you are using Qt plugins such as the svg or ico image handlers, you should also have a look at the Qt documentation about static plugins.
Note the sql drivers (-qt-sql-*) and the image handlers for jpeg, tiff, gif and mng are built-in, That's it!
If you only need the most basic tools you can also use: .