Getting "Could Not Run" "No debugger set up" Message with dock widgets example app
Using Qt 5.1.0 amd Qt Creator 2.7.2 that downloaded as a bundle.
Using qmake.exe "C:\Users\RoboSQ\Documents\Qt Projects\dockwidgets\dockwidgets.pro" -r -spec win32-msvc2012 "CONFIG+=debug" "CONFIG+=declarative_debug" "CONFIG+=qml_debug"
I copied the dock widgets example directory to a new location.
I changed the build directory path using Projects mode. It built ok when I did Build->Rebuild Project "dockwidgets".
When I click on icon for "Start Debugging" I get a "Could Not Run" "No debugger set up" .
What should I do to walk through the app using the debugger?
Hi, are you using MinGW or MSVC version?
if you are using MSVC, have you installed the CDB?
I'm so unfamiliar with all this, all I know is I downloaded a bundled Qt with Qt Creator.
The DEBUG command line I posted above suggests MSVC version (?! doesn't it?! (I'm not sure))
i.e.- win32-msvc2012 “CONFIG+=debug” “CONFIG+=declarative_debug” “CONFIG+=qml_debug”
What does the acronym CDB mean?
I didn't do any special installation other than to install the bundle mentioned above.
If I have to install a CDB, how do I do that?
Also, is the dockwidgets example particular to Android?...or is that even a factor in all this?
...and if it IS a factor, what must I do?
I just want to walk through the code using the debugger.
Thanks for your help.
Console Debugger (CDB), which is used by Qt Creator to debug applications complied by MSVC compiler, is part of Debugging Tools for
Debugging Tools for Windows is a component of windows SDK or windows WDK, which can be download from.
Thank you so much Hobby Entomologist!
Your concise pointers helped me tremendously!
I found if one accesses the Help Manual via Help Mode, and then does an index search of "options debugger", a verbose explanation of why and how one needs to install a CDB and Symbol Servers when using Native Microsoft Windows compilers is available.
Your URL for the download completed the overall solution.
Thanks again for your help!