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SOLVED: Failed to compile / run a Qt demo on Mac OSX

  • I've been using Qt on the PC for a while, and now installed it on a Mac (I am not very familiar with Macs but am learning)

    I installed XCode 5 from the app store and command line tools, then installed Qt5.3.1 using the online installer.

    I restarted, opened QtCreator, selected the "DirView" example and tried to build it to run.
    It failed with what you see below. Any ideas what I've not setup right? (again, very much a Mac newbie)

    Starting /Users/me/Qt/Examples/Qt-5.3/widgets/itemviews/build-dirview-Desktop_Qt_5_3_clang_64bit-Release/
    dyld: Library not loaded: /work/build/PADDING/lib/QtWidgets.framework/Versions/5/QtWidgets
    Referenced from: /Users/me/Qt/Examples/Qt-5.3/widgets/itemviews/build-dirview-Desktop_Qt_5_3_clang_64bit-Release/
    Reason: image not found
    The program has unexpectedly finished.
    /Users/me/Qt/Examples/Qt-5.3/widgets/itemviews/build-dirview-Desktop_Qt_5_3_clang_64bit-Release/ crashed

  • .. actually I'm thinking Qt didn't fully install, as I don't see it in the applications list when I look to try to uninstall it.

    going to try downloading the complete installer and re-installing. will post back.

  • Lifetime Qt Champion


    Indeed, when you see this it means that the installation failed at some point. Check that you can access the command line tools properly

  • Hi,

    Yes, a reinstall did the trick!

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Good, then please update the thread title prepending [solved] so other forum users may know a solution as been found :)

  • beat ya to it :)

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