As it stands now: Windows has a home folder and I like to keep my stuff tidy and oredered something like that C:\Users\HGH\Documents\BitBucket\Qbs Projects\ProjectName... it happens so that when Qt Creators builds the project it easily exceeeds the Windows limitation of a path names upto 260 characters.
It would be nice if there is an option to shorten the filenames in the build folder and still have a nice tidy folder tree.
qmake doesn't hit this limit.
Example path where my project is located (62 characters):
Qt Creators default build directory is then (122 characters):
And the generated by default build path would be then (261 characters):
When one figures out first why the project wouldn't compile as it isn't apparrent at frist that the path is way too long this causes the inconvenience to have to manually give Qt Creator some shorter directory build path.
|For Gerrit Dashboard: QBS-734|
|105261,3||QbsProjectManager: Prevent excessively long profile names.||master||qt-creator/qt-creator||Status: MERGED||+2||0|