[Development] qmake output folder format

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Mar 3 00:42:00 CET 2015

On Monday 02 March 2015 23:05:24 wim delvaux wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have this project without any special defined variables.
> It produces its output under windows in build-x-y-z-debug/debug and
> build-x-y-z-release/release.
> In linux it is build-x-y-z-debug
> Why under windows this double output ? How can I eliminate the second debug
> folder ? It is really overkill no ?

You're mixing two things here.

The first name is the Qt Creator target dir. It's something you can choose and 
edit by yourself in the interface.

The second (the "debug" and "release" subdirectories) come from qmake. You can 
turn that off too by setting a variable in your .pro file. I don't remember 

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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