[Interest] Can't build with Qt 6.4.1 for Android

Alexander Dyagilev alervdvcw at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 18:34:22 CET 2022

I use Qt Creator and qmake. I never used cmake...

Why does not Qt Creator know about these changed in NDK 23? How could 
6.4.1 be release then if Qt Creator does not support it...

On 11/18/2022 8:27 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Friday, 18 November 2022 09:16:04 PST Alexander Dyagilev wrote:
>> I've checked: I don't have this
>> C:\Users\alexa\AppData\Local\Android\Sdk\ndk\23.1.7779620/toolchains/llvm/pr
>> ebuilt/windows-x86_64/bin/arm-linux-androideabi-ranlib.
>> The only ranlib there is llvm-ranlib.exe.
>> Is it Qt bug? Android NDK bug? My setup config bug?
> (Guessing here)
> Setup problem. The SDK/NDK must have changed and dropped the old GNU-style
> triple-named executables in favour of only the LLVM ones. That means you must
> update your CMake toolchain file to explain how to run this ranlib, or inform
> CMake that running ranlib isn't necessary.
> It isn't necessary to run ranlib if the ar command that created the .a file had
> the "s" option. Looking at the rules.ninja that CMake created here, it opts to
> use both:
> rule CXX_STATIC_LIBRARY_LINKER__Bootstrap_Debug
>    command = $PRE_LINK && /usr/bin/cmake -E rm -f $TARGET_FILE && /usr/bin/ar
> qc $TARGET_FILE $LINK_FLAGS $in && /usr/bin/ranlib $TARGET_FILE && $POST_BUILD
> It could simply have used "qcs" instead of "qc" in the ar command and not run
> ranlib.

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