[Qt-creator] [Development] No headers in Mac frameworks?

eike.ziller at nokia.com eike.ziller at nokia.com
Tue Jul 10 15:28:56 CEST 2012

On 10 Jul 2012, at 15:19, ext Stephen Chu wrote:

> On 7/10/12 5:41 AM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
>> On Monday, July 09, 2012 18:11:30 Stephen Chu wrote:
>>> On 7/9/12 6:03 PM, Shawn Rutledge wrote:
>>>> On 9 July 2012 22:25, Stephen Chu <stephen at ju-ju.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 7/9/12 3:53 PM, Stephen Chu wrote:
>>>>>> On 7/9/12 3:18 PM, Stephen Chu wrote:
>>>>>>> I built Qt 5 from git on Mac with -developer-build option and find
>>>>>>> there's no link to headers in the resulted frameworks. There are
>>>>>>> only
>>>>>>> symlinks to the libs but not headers like in Qt 4.8.
>>>>>>> Qt Creator editor has trouble finding the headers with this setup.
>>>>>>> This makes finding definitions of Qt types almost impossible.
>>>>>>> It still compiles and builds fine. Just the editor failing to find
>>>>>>> them.>>>
>>>>>> OK. I removed and re-add Qt5 install to Creator and now it finds the
>>>>>> headers. Don't know what happened. :)
>>>>> Scrap that. It still doesn't work. I hit one of the framework which I
>>>>> manually added a symlink to the include folder.
>>>>> Sorry for the back and forth. I believe it's an issue in Qt 5 build
>>>>> script.>
>>>> I've seen an issue like that a month or so ago, but then it got fixed.
>>>>   Which module is it?
>>> Er. All of them.
>> Ossi is (hopefully :)) working on generating the includes in the build dir
>> instead of the source dir. That might fix your issue too.
>> thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.qt.devel/4855/focus=4926
> Thanks. I will watch for the fix. But that issue seems to focus on 
> non-qtbase modules. What I have is none of the frameworks has any header 
> installed within them. Not even QtCore.

This sounds like the same issue as in the thread "Creator doesn't like my local Qt 5 build?" on the qt-creator mailing list, where Ossi claims that it should be fixed in Qt Creator master?

Eike Ziller
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