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Which package to choose for installation ?
Sonya last edited by
I know that it may sound a bit silly for a programmer to ask which package to install but but I'm a bit confused here. I've installed QtCreator(2.8.1) and Qt Libraries(4.8.5) seperately and this resulted in Qt Creator doesn't detect the Qt libraries even it's been pointed out manually under Tools->Build&Run Tabs ->QtVersions. It says Qt is not installed properly where I'm sure that I've done everything as per instruction.
I know that there is another option where Qt Creator and Qt Libraries are bundled together in Qt5.1 or higher version and I'll try this but I wonder what am I doing wrong with un-bundled version.
Additionally one more thing that confounds me is that, why it's been named like "Qt 5.1.1 for Windows 32-bit (MinGW 4.8, OpenGL, 666 MB) " ,if the Qt Libraries was comprised from compiled binaries then why we would be needing compiler compilations and why MinGW ships with that?
Your comments will be appreciated,
Are you sure you have the right compiler installed for your Qt 4.8.5 version ?
The mingw package is an all in one, you get QtCreator/pre-compiled Qt, and the compiler to use it thus no need for any additional dependency download. The same cannot be done for MSVC versions since Visual Studio is a Microsoft product and thus the responsibility of the user to install.
Hope it helps