[Qt-creator] Creator doesn't like my local Qt 5 build?

eike.ziller at nokia.com eike.ziller at nokia.com
Wed Jul 11 10:12:27 CEST 2012

On 11 Jul 2012, at 04:11, ext Lincoln Ramsay wrote:

> On 07/10/2012 06:31 PM, ext Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 10:10:40AM +1000, ext Lincoln Ramsay wrote:
>>> Are there any hints on how to setup a Qt 5 install that Creator will
>>> use happily?
>> you take creator master from today and compile it yourself ...
> Yay. Broke everything. Open a project (even one without a pre-existing 
> .pro.user) and the whole UI just vanishes.
> Ugh. And now the cleanup begins.
> When will Creator be more co-operative with past/future versions of 
> itself? I hate having to clean up after Creator when I roll back from 
> some new, experimental version to a stable release.

You could consider using the command line argument "-settingspath <path>" for your experimental version, or compile it with the define IDE_SETTINGSVARIANT set (see http://qt-project.org/wiki/Building-Qt-Creator-Packages). That will keep at least your settings separate.

Br, Eike

Eike Ziller
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