[Qt-creator] Unable to configure plain C++ project in Qt Creator without Qt installed

Alfonso Chartier alfonso.chartier at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 07:51:05 CET 2013

Thanks Loaden. Does this mean that the latest code from github has
different behavior than the Qt Creator 2.6.2 version I am using, in that it
allows you to configure a kit without Qt being installed? If so, would
installing the Qt Creatpr 2.7.0
(rather than building from source)?



On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 7:43 PM, Loaden <loaden at gmail.com> wrote:

> Try: https://github.com/loaden/qtcreator/
> checkout the 2.6 or 2.7 branch, and build it using qmake.
> 2013/2/14 Alfonso Chartier <alfonso.chartier at gmail.com>
>> Hi,
>> I'm currently experimenting with using Qt Creator as the IDE for
>> development of some of our legacy non-Qt code. I have been able to
>> customize the build process so that qmake is not used and the correct
>> compiler is invoked, which is great.
>> I'm now at the point where I'd like to get other developers on board. I
>> want to avoid having developers install Qt, as it is a dependency they will
>> not be using for our legacy code. I tried uninstalling all versions of Qt
>> on PC, however it now does not let me configure the project because it
>> complains that a valid kit could not be found. The kit I have defined is
>> perfectly valid except that "None" shows up for the Qt version, as expected.
>> My question is: is there a way I can configure a kit such that it doesn't
>> depend on Qt? If this is currently not possible, is this something that
>> could be implemented in a future version of Qt Creator? I love Qt Creator
>> and it's a fantastic IDE, I just think removing the Qt dependency would
>> make it an IDE that is much easier to adopt for non-Qt-based development.
>> Thanks!
>> Alfonso
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> Yuchen
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