[Development] [QtIFW] Getting Version

Milian Wolff milian.wolff at kdab.com
Thu Oct 23 11:58:41 CEST 2014

On Thursday 23 October 2014 09:18:59 Konstantin Podsvirov wrote:
> Hello developers of Qt Installer Framework!
> How can I get the version of the framework?
> I know that the program "installerbase" returns a long string that contains
> the version and it was good.
> But:
> - The format of this string is nowhere documented (or I just have not found
> it);
> - The application opens a new window (the console) and waits for user input
> to complete.
> It is not convenient for software interaction.
> Is it possible to make a program with this flag was issued a short string of
> fixed format version number to standard output and has completed its work?
> Are there ways to get the version of the framework?

$ qmake-qt5 --version
QMake version 3.0
Using Qt version 5.4.0 in /home/milian/projects/compiled/qt5/lib

That enough? You can also use the QT_VERSION macro in code if you need it 

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