[Qt-creator] "cmake -E server" messages appear when switching to a new file; General Messages pane opens

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Wed Apr 3 12:03:48 CEST 2019

> On Apr 3, 2019, at 11:42, Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just upgraded to Qt Creator 4.8.2, and after this I started getting lots of messages like
> Running "/usr/bin/cmake -E server --pipe=/tmp/cmake-vd0eaO/socket --experimental" in my-build-directory
> in the General Messages pane. It seems like another one of these lines appear every time I switch to a new file in the editor. It happens even when the files are not part of a CMake project, and the active project is not using CMake. But a CMake project has been loaded.

This should definitely not happen (and it doesn’t for my CMake project, Qt Creator 4.8.2 / macOS, cmake 3.13.4).
Br, Eike

> What's this all about? Is it meant to happen? It annoys the h... out of me because apparently, the pane opens automatically every time there is new text, and I can't seem to find a way to stop that from happening. I don't want "General Messages" to keep popping up all the time.
> - Toralf
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