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  1. Qt Creator
  2. QTCREATORBUG-20868

Is there a better way to setup the MSVC environment?

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    • Suggestion
    • Status: Reported
    • Not Evaluated
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Qt Creator 4.7.0
    • None
    • Windows

    Description

      This has been a problem for a long time now, with several reports in the forum and here.

      Running the vcvars* batch file to retrieve the enviroment seems to break easily.

      As the batch file (if I understand correctly) simply queries registry values, I wonder if Creator could query these values itself. This should not only be faster but also looks less suspicious to the Anti-Virus software out there.

      Sounds too easy - what am I missing?

      References:

      https://forum.qt.io/topic/93043/qtcreator-upgrade-on-windows-breaks-retrieving-msvc-environment

      QTCREATORBUG-17474

      QTCREATORBUG-17501

      QTCREATORBUG-20637

      QTCREATORBUG-20829

      QTCREATORBUG-20886

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            davschul David Schulz
            aha_1980 André Hartmann
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