[Qt-creator] Setup of Projects with CMake & VS Compilers

Joseph Crowell joseph.w.crowell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 18:33:18 CET 2013

Di  you choose to install CDB when installing the SDK?

On 02/15/2013 03:10 AM, Michael Jackson wrote:
> I have followed all of MS advice on installing both VS2010 and the Windows SDK 7.1. The final issue I am facing (I think) is actually finding the "cdb.exe" file. It is not where the docs say it should be. which is
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> For the older Windows SDKs, such as Windows SDK 7.1, the Debugging Tools for Windows where shipped as a separate installer on the ISO-image of the SDKs. The debuggers are typically located in c:\Program Files (x86)\Debugging Tools for Windows or c:\Program Files\Debugging Tools for Windows .
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> I do not have any of those paths. Do you? What is the path to the cdb.exe that you are using?
> thanks
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> Mike Jackson
> On Feb 13, 2013, at 12:43 PM, Alexander Rukletsov wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I use this setup in my daily work. If you use a recent version of
>> CMake, you need to set-up a "kit" first, otherwise choose the
>> corresponding nmake generator when opening CMakeLists.txt. Once the
>> kit is set, open CMakeLists, provide parameters to cmake binary, and
>> run the generator. If you have a complex project, you may use
>> cmake-gui to tune cmake vars and re-generate the project into the
>> build folder created by QtCreator.
>> Hope this helps,
>> Alex
>> On 13 February 2013 16:30, Michael Jackson <imikejackson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Not sure which list (this or the CMake List) to ask on so I'll try here first.
>>> If I understand correctly QtCreator on Windows can use the VS Compilers/Debugger. My project is managed with CMake instead of QMake and I was curious if anyone else is using this combination and could give some pointers on how to setup the environment to use QtCreator in this way? What generator do I use? What kind of env vars need to be setup ahead of time. Stuff like that.
>>> Thanks
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>>> Mike Jackson
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