[Development] Compiling QT 5.7 Windows 64-bit

Partha Bagchi partha1b at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 00:49:00 CEST 2016

On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 4:44 PM, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>

> On segunda-feira, 28 de março de 2016 17:13:56 PDT Rafael Roquetto wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > 1. don't use msys shell.
> > 2. make sure stuff like sh.exe is not on your path
> Doesn't match my recommendation. I do use the msys shell and I do have
> sh.exe
> on PATH.
> Correct. However, msys shell does not work and you can't run configure
without getting errors.

> > 3. use configure.bat (not the configure shell script)
> However, I do use configure.bat. To run it from the msys shell, I need to
> run:
>         cmd \ /c configure.bat [args]
> As I mentioned at the top of the thread. I switched to Windows cmdline to
run configure.bat. After that I ran mingw32-make where I got into the
trouble mentioned at the top of the thread.

Based on your suggestion above, I am now running it all within a msys shell
with cmd (which btw opens a subshell for me) and I am running configure
with args.

Then I exited from the subshell and am running make. Will keep you posted.

> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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Thanks for staying on this with me!! I totally appreciate it.

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