[Qt-creator] maintenance tool
duane.hebert at group-upc.com
Wed Oct 28 14:00:50 CET 2015
On 28/10/2015 8:57 AM, Ziller Eike wrote:
>> On Oct 28, 2015, at 1:28 PM, Duane <duane.hebert at group-upc.com> wrote:
>> On 28/10/2015 3:28 AM, Ziller Eike wrote:
>>>> On Oct 27, 2015, at 9:26 PM, Duane <duane.hebert at group-upc.com> wrote:
>>>> I hope this isn't off topic here as I thnk it's about the maintenance tool and not QtCreator directly.
>>>> I ran the maintenance tool to update Qt creator to the current version, then installed Qt 5.5. Both seemed to run ok but now when I run the maintenance tool I get a dialog saying:
>>>> "Your installation seems to be corrupted. Please consider re-installing from scratch" When I click ok, it continues and seems to work.
>>>> Both QtCreator and Qt5.5 seem to have been installed.
>>> The most probable meaning of that message is that the Maintenance tool found that it installed something, but afterwards did not find uninstall instructions for some of the packages that it installed.
>>> Meaning that you most probably will run into problems the next time an update comes (or some later update), because it will not uninstall the package before installing the new version, resulting in stale files lying around.
>> It looks like it's something to do with android for arm with Qt 5.5. I don't build for android so I unchecked these with the install. I reverted my virtual machine and tried installing with them selected but had the same thing.
>> As an aside, the popup is telling me to reinstall from scratch but if I try to uninstall, this fails. Is it telling me to reinstall all from scratch?
> Is this the online installer or the offline installer?
> Is this a first time install in that directory of your VM, or do you update an existing installation with the online installer?
> As I said, the message means that it is probable that uninstallation fails. That should definitely not happen with the offline installers or fresh online installations. If you update an existing online installation it might happen because the installer had a bug which it cannot revive from (lost uninstall info is lost).
I believe it's the online installer. My latest working build of Qt is
5.3. It's when I try to install a 5.5 that this happens.
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