Qt Creator 3.4.0 on Windows + clang: is this combination hopelessly broken?



  • I spent some time yesterday trying to get the simple demo Qt apps building and running with clang. I would like to use clang because of its enhanced error-reporting, and I'm spoiled by it from my experience with XCode. I got these demo apps working with minGW and the compiler from Visual Studio 2013 in 32-bit and 64-bit forms, but I had no luck with clang.

    I found some threads where folks were talking about building the Qt library from source using Clang, but those were very old threads and I wasn't able to glean much that was useful. I have clang 3.6.0 installed:

    >clang --version
    clang version 3.6.0 (tags/RELEASE_360/final)
    Target: i686-pc-windows-gnu
    Thread model: posix

    Thanks for any assistance. A definitive "no, it's broken forever, or not expected to work until ..." would be helpful too.

    Paul R. Potts


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    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    You should rather bring this question on the interest mailing list. You'll find there Qt's developers/maintainers (this forum is more user oriented)

    You can also try the #qt IRC channel



  • Thank you, I will try that.


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