Debugging helper missing



  • I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and since that when I start debugging in Qt creator I get message "The debugging helper library was not found at <paths>". I have checked specified paths and no one doesn't even exist. In Options->Qt Versions I have some "!" nearby version with name "Qt 5.0.1 in PATH (System)" (that's only version I have). I don't know what it's mean. As a debugger I'm using GDB and it HAS python support and debugger specified in kits points to right file. How can I solve this issue?



  • I have install latest version of qt/qt creator. Now I don't get this message but debugger show absolutely nothing and "Insert new expression evaluator" also don't affect it.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    If you go to the Qt Version panel, you can see a detail button, click on it and you should have a list of things you can build, the last one being the debugging helper, just press build and you should be good to go



  • I can't build. Those buttons are unavailable - no needed it says. I already found solution for me "here":http://hostilefork.com/2013/10/20/qtcreator-debugger-no-locals-ubuntu/
    The problem was that Qt Creator can't use gdb based on python3 so anyone who has same problem could try to build gdb under python2 as explained at link upper.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Great you found out and thanks for sharing !

    Please update the thread title prepending [solved] so other forum user may know a solution has been found :)


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