[Interest] qmlscene install problems (was: Interest, Digest, Vol 82, Issue 5)

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Mon Jul 16 22:05:22 CEST 2018

On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:10:20AM -0500, Roland Hughes wrote:
> On 07/16/2018 11:10 AM, Ulf Hermann wrote:
> > And none of that has anything to do with qmlscene being installed or not, or
> > how Qt Creator deals with it. Also, the qmlscene utility and the QML language
> > are two rather different things. The welcome screen (used to) be written in
> > QML, but Qt Creator doesn't use qmlscene to run it. So, all of this rant is as
> > misplaced as it is unnecessary. The only thing that may be remotely relevant
> > is the comment about Ubuntu's testing practices, but the information we have
> > here is far from being conclusive on this being an actual problem. The author
> > should be sorry for wasting everybody's time.
> > 
> > best regards, Ulf Hermann
> The rant was not misplaced and I do not apologize. This issue has been cropping
> up for many, many years. One of the primary work arounds to was to no load the
> welcome screen. In fact, I found the topic so important for newbs I created a
> blog post from this.
> http://www.logikalsolutions.com/wordpress/information-technology/qtcreator-no-qmlscene-installed/
> You should apologize for wasting everyone's time not providing the historically
> known work arounds.

Dear Mr President.

I herewith apologize for not properly informing you personally that the
Qt Creator Welcome plugin is currently not based on QML, and has not been
since release 4.3.0.

> Roland Hughes, President
> Logikal Solutions
> (630)-205-1593


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