[Qt-creator] Is it allowed...

Orgad Shaneh orgads at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 21:08:49 CEST 2013

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 9:52 PM, Guido Seifert <wargand at gmx.de> wrote:

> ...to kick QtCreator devs? Just kidding, I don't hit devs. ;-)
> However, after the fun I just had...
> I am writing a plugin, which downloads toolchains and Qts from a remote
> site and installs them without user interaction.
> First Linux: No problem at all. Works like a charm.
> Then Windows... ->
> 'Cannot install Qt:  "qmake 'C:\Users\xxxxxx\ToolChains\Qt-510\bin\qmake'
> is not an executable."'
> Dammit. I had problems with permissions for a short time under Linux, too.
> Fixed that. This bug back again? Hmm, the installed qmake was executable.
> From command line everything worked fine. A path problem? I added paths,
> current dirs... Nothing. The ^#$#% qmake was executable, so why is the
> QtCreator lying?
> "Hah, what a dolt", could someone think now. Under Windows it is not
> 'qmake', but 'qmake.exe'. Felt a bit stupid, too, when I 'discovered' that.
> Though the stupid thing could have told me that it did not find the
> executable.
> Nevertheless, I did not feel stupid for long. I did not want to make this
> mistake a second time. I can learn, really. So, when I installed the
> toolchain, I changed g++ to g++.exe.
> Seems my mistake with the qmake wasn't so stupid after all... For the
> compiler it really MUST be 'g++', not 'g++.exe'. :-)
> End of rant. I know, QtCreator is mostly a community effort now. So minor
> inconsistencies like that must be expected... But still, they can get
> frustrating from time to time. :-D
> Guido
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- Orgad
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