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Can't configure mingw32 + QT 5.7 - no popen
Cakemeister last edited by
I would like to use static libraries, so I am attempting to build QT 5.7 from source.
I installed a fresh version of MinGW that has GCC 4.9.3.
I then tried configure.bat -static -opensource -no-build-examples
The configure failed when the compiler could not find "popen". Popen looks like a non standard way to do pipes.
Is there a work around for this problem?
The previous version of QT I had was 4.8.1 and I didn't have this problem with the configure and build process.
Hi and welcome to devnet,
AFAIK, Qt's installer already providing MinGW 4.9, you should use that one which was used to build the package.