[Qt-creator] Configuration changes

Harri Pasanen harri at mpaja.com
Tue Oct 9 10:33:12 CEST 2012

Does this affect Qt Simulator as well?

Btw. is there a roadmap for the simulator somewhere?


On 10/09/2012 10:16 AM, Tobias Hunger wrote:
> Hello everybody!
> Since we are no longer Nokia we decided that we need to move
> the settings of Qt Creator. So we made a patch yesterday that
> move all settings from
>       ~/.config/Nokia (Linux and Mac) and
>       %APPDATA%\Roaming\Nokia (Windows)
> to a directory named QtProject next to the Nokia one.
> Creator will automatically copy the settings to their new place the
> _first time_ you run a version that uses the new settings location.
> Ideally a user should not notice the move.
> Please report any issues you might run into.
> We will not delete the old settings in the Nokia folder, so if you
> switch between different versions of Qt Creator regularly you should
> still have the old settings available in Qt Creator pre-2.6. Creator
> will only copy your settings once and will not check the old settings
> for changes once they were copied.
> If you want to clean out the now unused settings file then you can
> safely remove profiles.xml, devices.xml, qtversion.xml and
> toolChains.xml as well as anything starting with qtcreator (case
> insensitive) and any backup-copies of those files from the Nokia directory.
> Other files in the Nokia folder were not created by Qt Creator, so
> better keep those.
> For SDK-Users:
> =================
> If you are using Qt versions pre-configured by the SDK: Those need
> to move from /path/to/QtCreator/share/qtcreator/Nokia to
> /path/to/QtCreator/share/qtcreator/QtProject as well.
> If you used the sdktool to create your SDK configuration files: Just
> redo your configuration. The sdktool should automatically use the
> correct place to house its settings files.
> Best Regards,
> Tobias

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