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Qt Creator installation on Ubuntu 16.04



  • Hello all,
    I have successfully compiled and installed Qt sources (5.15.1) on Ubuntu 16.04 which is a 32-bit platform.
    Since, there is no latest Qt creator installers for 32-bit machine, I thought of compiling Qt creator source (4.11.0) for 32-bit platform.
    I have followed below steps for building Qt creator
    cd <QtCreatorSources>/..
    mkdir qtcreator-build
    cd qtcreator-build
    <QtInstall>/bin/qmake -r <QtCreatorSources>
    make

    After make, below error is coming
    error: failed to execute syncqt for the bundled qtscript module

    So, again re-compiled Qt script modules from Qt sources and tried to compile Qt creator again. Now, I observed a different error
    error: aggregate ‘QPainterPath path’ has incomplete type and cannot be defined

    My question is, for building Qt creator successfully, do I have to compile all the modules in Qt sources (5.15.1 ) ?

    Can any one please suggest ?


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi @Praveen-Illa,

    I think you are in dependency hell now. Probably Creator 4.11 was never tested with Qt 5.15.

    As QPainterPath is in QtGUI which you probably have, does adding an #include <QPainterPath> in the file giving the compile error help? (Just a shot in the dark)

    Regards



  • @aha_1980
    Thanks for your quick response.
    So, which Qt creator version is supposed to be used with Qt 5.15.1 ?


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    @Praveen-Illa Why don't you have a look in the README.md in your Creator tree?


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