QMAKE: QMAKESPEC has not been set
I have recently recompiled Qt so that I can use static instead of shared libraries. But now, when I try to compile my project, I get the following error:
QMAKESPEC has not been set, so configuration cannot be deduced.
It seems like a common problem and I did do some research before posting. What's puzzling me is that I did set the QMAKESPEC env var. Here is the output of printenv QMAKESPEC
Also, here is the output of qmake -query QMAKESPEC
I have also tried playing around with the values, but it seems that qmake can't see that variable at all... QTDIR is also specified properly.
I have also tried to recompile Qt and reinstall it.
Thanks for your help.
Just add this to a script before running qmake
Unix Bourne shell: QMAKESPEC=/usr/local/qt/mkspecs/linux-g++ PATH=$PATH:/local/qmake/bin export QMAKESPEC PATH Unix C shell: setenv QMAKESPEC /usr/local/qt/mkspecs/linux-g++ setenv PATH $PATH:/local/qmake/bin Microsoft Windows: set QMAKESPEC=c:\qt\mkspecs\win32-msvc set PATH=%PATH%;c:\qmake\bin
qmake is now installed.
I had the same problem and solved it by installing the libqt4-dev package.
if you are lazy to do extra set-env stuff, do here is a one liner:
qmake -spec c:\qt\mkspecs\win32-msvc myproject.pro
same goes for other platforms
From 4.8 on, qmake has a system of persistent information that can be defined using the -set option, and consulted using -query.
Ok, sorry, I think I know what's the problem. I have been picking up qmake from the old Qt installation that was left in /usr/bin/. I have deleted it now, and going to re-try installing Qt. Hope it will work =)