Qt5.8.0 MinGW 32bit on Windows: Recipe for target failed



  • Hi all, apologies if this is not suitable here, but I am very new to this, and I keep getting errors on debugging, and I'm not quite sure how to fix it. I am trying to compile TeXstudio on Qt creator, with QT 5.8.0 on Windows 10 64bit --- it's open source so I hope it's okay to "share" it here.

    I'm debugging with the kit: Desktop Qt5.8.0 MinGW 32 bit. The run (with Ctrl + B) goes fine initially, except several warnings, but no major errors.
    Then nearing the end, I get error 1:

    windres -i ../texstudio/win.rc -o debug/win_res.o --include-dir=./../texstudio -DUNICODE -DHUNSPELL_STATIC -D_QCODE_EDIT_BUILD_ -DQNFA_BUILD -DQUAZIP_STATIC -DHAS_POPPLER_24 -DHAS_POPPLER_31 -DQT_SVG_LIB -DQT_PRINTSUPPORT_LIB -DQT_UITOOLS_LIB -DQT_WIDGETS_LIB -DQT_GUI_LIB -DQT_NETWORK_LIB -DQT_XML_LIB -DQT_SCRIPT_LIB -DQT_CONCURRENT_LIB -DQT_TESTLIB_LIB -DQT_CORE_LIB -DQT_TESTCASE_BUILDDIR='"D:/user/Documents/TeXstudio project/build-texstudio-Desktop_Qt_5_8_0_MinGW_32bit-Debug"' -DQT_QML_DEBUG
    "D:/user/Documents/TeXstudio project/texstudio/git_revision.bat" g++ "D:/user/Documents/TeXstudio project/build-texstudio-Desktop_Qt_5_8_0_MinGW_32bit-Debug" "D:/user/Documents/TeXstudio project/texstudio"
    'D:\user\Documents\TeXstudio' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
    operable program or batch file.
    Makefile.Debug:1159: recipe for target 'texstudio.exe' failed
    mingw32-make[1]: Leaving directory 'D:/user/Documents/TeXstudio project/build-texstudio-Desktop_Qt_5_8_0_MinGW_32bit-Debug'
    Makefile:34: recipe for target 'debug' failed
    mingw32-make[1]: *** [texstudio.exe] Error 1
    mingw32-make: *** [debug] Error 2
    11:18:31: The process "D:\ProgramFiles\Qt\Tools\mingw530_32\bin\mingw32-make.exe" exited with code 2.
    Error while building/deploying project texstudio (kit: Desktop Qt 5.8.0 MinGW 32bit)
    When executing step "Make"
    11:18:31: Elapsed time: 18:07.
    

    If there is a need for a full log, I can't yet upload any files but I can host it on Pastebin if need be.

    As far as I can see, it seems the argument that is being passed to mingw32-make is wrong, but I don't know where and how to pass it correctly?
    Hope you guys can help, thanks.



  • I realized the file name cannot have spaces. Changing TeXstudio project to TeXstudio-project makes it work, for the time being.


  • Qt Champions 2017

    @ksgj

    Yeah, avoiding whitespaces and special chars in path names makes the developers life easier.

    So please mark this topic as SOLVED (button Topic Tools below your first post).

    Thanks


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