[Interest] Where to does Qt expect to find ".qt-license" file when running on a Jenkins slave machine?

Edward Sutton edward.sutton at subsite.com
Thu Jul 2 15:49:50 CEST 2015


Thank you for your help.

On a Windows 7 VM machine it installs to:


When logged on as edward3 all is good.

This same machine operates as a Jenkins slave.

Dumping the environment from the Jenkins job:


I tried copying C:\Users\edward3\.qt-license to the following without success:


I had the slave building before using Qt Enterprise. What could have changed I do no know?


On Jul 2, 2015, at 1:33 AM, Koehne Kai <Kai.Koehne at theqtcompany.com<mailto:Kai.Koehne at theqtcompany.com>> wrote:

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Subject: [Interest] Where to does Qt expect to find ".qt-license" file when
running on a Jenkins slave machine?

After updating a Windows 7 VM Jenkins build slave to Qt Enterprise 5.5.0, Qt
can not longer find the license?

When logged on as myself, I can build a project fine using Qt 5.5.0 with Qt
creator without license issues.

I can see my license file:


I am running Jenkins slave as a Windows service.

Where does Qt expect to find ".qt-licenseā€ file ?

For Window,s it searches it in


So it's bound to the specific user.

Hope this helps,


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