[solved] installing multiple kits on windows



  • Hi,

    I need some help installing multiple kits on a qt-creator windows installation.

    I successfully installed the Windows x64 version of QT and got everything working using the Microsoft compilers. I now would like to add the 32-bit kit to the installation. How do I do that?

    I currently have a single version installed
    /Qt/Qt5.3.1/5.3/msvc2013_64_opengl

    I assume that the 32-bit version would need to be added as
    /Qt/Qt5.3.1/5.3/msvc2013_opengl

    If I try to install the complete Qt for 32-bit windows package I cannot install it into the same directory as the already existing installation, essentially leaving me with 2 completelt independent qt-creator installations. I'm sure that's not the desired solution.
    If I then manually copy the msvc2013_opengl kit into the /Qt/Qt5.3.1/5.3/ directory and manually add the kit to the qt-creator configuration I still get makefiles that are generated with old path information.

    I guess the question is, how can I install additional build kits to a Windows qt installation such that the kits is properly registered and auto-detected by qt?

    Thank you


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    The simple way to do that is to use the Online Installer. There you can select several version of Qt to install



  • smile. Sweet, who would have thought. I'll give it a try right away. Thank you



  • IT WORKS IT WORKS IT WORKS.

    Thank you.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    You're welcome !

    Since you are now up and running, please update the thread tittle prepending [solved] so other forum users may know a solution has been found :)


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