[Development] Strange behavior of cmake with Qt5.11.0

Kevin Funk kevin.funk at kdab.com
Wed May 9 16:56:29 CEST 2018

On Tuesday, 8 May 2018 15:36:21 CEST Oleg Shalnev wrote:
> Good day!
> Neither cmake, nor qtcreator can't normal work with Qt5.11.0
> Error processing cmake project file with error
> > CMake Error at ______________/CMakeLists.txt:28 (qt5_use_modules):
> > Unknown CMake command "qt5_use_modules".


The qt5_use_modules() function was deprecated since ages and finally got 
removed with Qt 5.11.0 [1]. But indeed, we're lacking a release note entry for 
that. Will add that.

See this StackOverflow questions for a solution & explanation:

Or the first paragraph here from Qt's CMake manual:


[1] https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-63519

> Linux __ 4.15.0-20-generic #21-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 24 06:16:15 UTC 2018
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> cmake version 3.10.2
> Qt 5.11.0-RC
> With Qt.5.10.1 All Ok
> Where can I read about this new cmake trick?
> Thanks a lot

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