[Qgis-developer] Compiling QGIS and C++ Application with QGIS Headers on Windows 8.1

Joshua Quesenberry engnfrc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 07:48:25 PDT 2014


So if I'm understanding you correctly, I'll take the following actions:
	Uninstall VS2013 and replace it with VS2010 (since I'm running
Windows 8.1 and it's 64bit)
	Uninstall Qt 5.3 and replace it with Qt 4.x (assuming that the
specific subversion is negligible?) 	

Also, an unanswered part of this is do I need Windows SDK 7 with .NET 4? As
mentioned, the installation was completely hung up on my Windows 8.1
machine. I was thinking that the SDK and .NET were part of the Visual Studio
Express installation, but the INSTALL page seems to imply otherwise. Do I
instead need Windows 8.1 SDK with .NET 4.5 since I'm running Windows 8.1? Or
will the Visual Studio Express 2010 installation be sufficient? If I need
Windows SDK 7 with .NET 4 I may be in troble...


Josh Q

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Subject: Re: [Qgis-developer] Compiling QGIS and C++ Application with QGIS
Headers on Windows 8.1

Hi Joshua,

On Fri, 11. Jul 2014 at 09:29:11 -0400, Joshua Quesenberry wrote:
> I'm trying to follow the instructions on the INSTALL page 
> (http://htmlpreview.github.io/?http://github.com/qgis/QGIS/blob/master
> /doc/I
> NSTALL.html )
> My current setup is this:
> Windows 8.1
> Visual Studio Express 2013
> QGIS was standalone installed a month or so ago and is version 2.2.0 
> QT 5.3

QGIS doesn't support Qt 5.x yet.

If you want to use the dependencies from OSGeo4W, you'll have to use the
tools they were build with (especially the C++ dependencies like Qt; ie.
VC2008 on 32bit and VC2010 on 64bit).

If you build your own Qt using VC 2013 might also be an option.  But I'd
recommend to stick to INSTALL and use the dependencies from OSGeo4W.


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