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Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at qt.io
Mon Jan 11 10:56:11 CET 2021

On 1/11/21 9:23 AM, Dan Pat wrote:
> Hi. I have a question about making third-party libraries available/visible
> when running programs from qtcreator.  We have a number of prebuilt
> libraries in the source tree which are currently wrapped in Modules. The
> modules contain include/library paths, so any depending products build
> fine, but fail to run because the runtime is unable to locate the library
> files. One way (our current approach) to solve the problem is to list those
> files in Modules under Group items, make them installable to "install-root"
> location and make that location searchable by the dynamic linker (under
> Windows it is the default behaviour). It works but leads to an
> inconvenience - these files now show up as being part of the depending
> products. I know that this is by design, but in this case library files
> being listed N times in N dependent products look strange at the least. Can
> anyone recommend a nicer approach?

In the groups containing the library files, set the filesAreTargets 
property to true.


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