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getting new build errors on old program
I just installed Creator 4.8 today, and opened a program I haven't touched in about a year. I'm now seeing this error:
:-1: error: Symbolic links not supported: disabling -L.
and a bunch of errors like this:
C:\Users\MZimmers\CD desktop apps\Qt projects\hexstrip\main.cpp:78: error: undefined reference to `_imp___ZN12QApplicationC1ERiPPci'
Any ideas what I might have done to cause this? Thanks.
did you also updated the Qt version ?
No, not at this time. I found the problem: for some reason, Creator keeps finding its way to using the stupid MSVC2015 kit that is now included with newer versions of Creator. I wish I could get rid of all of them...if nothing else, they clog up my view of kits/compilers...
Im not sure what you mean.
No kits are included as such.
So does it detect some version of MSVC2015 you have had installed
or what is it, that happens ?
Yeah, in retrospect, I guess that's probably the case. My system is littered with various versions of MSVC and UWP (not by choice), so Creator is auto-detecting them. I was just surprised to see my default kit (which uses MinGW) replaced with one of these.
But you have only the mingw Qt version installed ?
I do now.
When I did the Creator update this morning, I guess I inadvertently brought along a bunch of other stuff that's included by default. I removed it, and my kit list looks MUCH nicer now.
Normally any updates do not include extra Qt versions. it only updates
those already installed. in any case, good you got rid of them.