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Build System Problems on Fresh Install of Qt 5.12.0/.1
fcarney last edited by fcarney
I am setting up a new computer (Windows 10 64 bit) to do development of Qt with. I installed Qt 5.12.0/.1 on a system using the installer that lets you select all the components. I selected Qt 5.12.0 and 5.12.1, I selected all components and selected the MinGW 64 bit compiler from the selections at the bottom.
Everything installed okay, but when I went to compile a test project it refused to compile. I looked at the build settings and noticed that the Make build step says mingw32-make.exe not found. Shouldn't it be looking for mingw64-make.exe? I also noticed the auto detect for the compilers both C (gcc) and C++ (g++) are autodetecting like so:
As well as the debugger:
These are showing up red as that folder "mingw730_32" does not exist. I tried deleting these, but when I restart it autodetects the wrong path again. The directory "mingw730_64" does exist however. I did try manual versions of the compilers and the debugger, but when I try to compile and run its gives me errors:
mingw32-make: Symbolic links not supported: disabling -L. Found some errors in the current task. Do you want to ignore them?
I don't feel like my build environment is setup properly and am not sure how to correct. I would reinstall, but that takes nearly 3 hours to do.
The program does run when I say to ignore errors however.
tmcmanus58 last edited by
I get exactly the same thing on my new install of Windows 10. The compiler paths are pointing to non-existent mingw32 directories, but are specifying 64 bit exe's. Qt Creator won't let me select the proper paths in the options either. The selections are grayed out.
koahnig last edited by
Hi and welcome to devnet forum
It does say on my windows 10 64 bit
Did you also check and install the 64 bit MinGW compiler version through maintenance tool?
Note: Since Qt 5.12.0 the MinGW precompile is based on the 64 bit version. The appropriate compiler version needs to be checked separately under tools in maintenance tool for installation.