[Qt-creator] QT Creator autotools project plugin NOT in QT Creator 2.4.1 from source
eike.ziller at nokia.com
eike.ziller at nokia.com
Thu Feb 23 10:50:17 CET 2012
On 23 Feb 2012, at 09:38, ext Pedro Silva Vicente wrote:
> Thanks, Eike
> I was able to build it from the git master branch;
> QT Creator is looking great.
> btw, is there a "stable" branch?
Latest stable is 2.4 at the moment.
> and why not enabling the plugin by default?
It's deemed not a main use case for Qt Creator. We start to become pretty bulky and we'd like to keep startup snappy.
> also, I think these README instructions need to be revised
> mkdir $BUILD_DIRECTORY
> cd $BUILD_DIRECTORY
> qmake $SOURCE_DIRECTORY/qtcreator.pro
> make (or mingw32-make or nmake or jom, depending on your platform)
> this creates the Makefile in the $SOURCE_DIRECTORY
Did you forget to "cd" to the build directory?
> I had to build it there and then
> $ make install INSTALL_ROOT=/<my absolute install path >
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: eike.ziller at nokia.com
> To: psilvavicente at gmail.com
> Cc: qt-creator at qt-project.org
> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2012 1:45 AM
> Subject: Re: [Qt-creator] QT Creator autotools project plugin NOT in QT Creator 2.4.1 from source
> On 23 Feb 2012, at 05:46, ext Pedro Silva Vicente wrote:
> > Hello everyone
> > I built Qt 4.8 and QT Creator 2.4.1 from source , but the QT Creator autotools project described here is not available
> > http://doc.qt.nokia.com/qtcreator-snapshot/creator-projects-autotools.html
> That's the documentation snapshot for the upcoming next release of Qt Creator. So it contains documentation for things not available in earlier versions.
> The autotools project manager is not part of Qt Creator 2.4.
> > I used the sources at
> > Qt libraries 4.8.0 for Linux/X11 (228 MB)
> > Qt Creator 2.4.1 for Linux/X11 64-bit (82 MB)
> > downloaded from
> > http://qt.nokia.com/downloads
> > I tried building the same some weeks ago (another version maybe ? ) and the QT Creator autotools project *was* available
> You need to build the current unstable development version of Qt Creator (which will become 2.5), you can get the sources e.g. from gitorious here:
> (the link "Download master as .tar.gz), or use git to fetch it.
> What the documentation does not explain (I'll prepare a fix for that), is that the autotools project manager is disabled by default, and you need to first enable it:
> Help > About Plugins (or Qt Creator > About Plugins on Mac), enable Build Systems > AutotoolsProjectManager, and restart Qt Creator.
> Br, Eike
> Eike Ziller
> Principal Software Engineer
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Nokia, Qt Development Frameworks
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Registergericht: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, Berlin: HRB 106443 B
Umsatzsteueridentifikationsnummer: DE 812 845 193
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