[Interest] android deployment is painfully slow (Windows 10, Qt Creator 4.8.2)

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Fri Mar 29 21:20:18 CET 2019

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 11:13:39AM +0300, Alexander Ivash wrote:
> ...ooops, previous email got truncated, not sure why
> Maybe there is something wrong with my environment, not sure, but it takes
> several minutes to even start debugging! In android studio it happens much much
> faster...
> Is there any tricks to speedup this process (besides dropping Windows as
> development platform, because it is not that bad on linux)? If I'm not mistaken
> in the past there were options allowing to upload qt libraries once but I don't
> see anything like this anymore besides 'Use Ministro service to install Qt'
> (which I checked - but it broke the build).
> Is there any way to avoid re-packaging apk on debugging ?  Currently QtCreator
> seems to be doing something unnecessary every time I press 'debug' even if no
> changes happened between two debug sessions.

There are general

  [x]  Always build project before deploying it
  [x]  Always deploy project before running it

under Tools->Options->Build & Run that can be switched off.

You can also disable individual build or deploy steps in the
project's Project settings (hover over the steps, select the
left one, with the "Disable" tooltip.


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