Problems with Qt5's QDesktopServices::openUrl()

Yaakov Selkowitz
Thu Mar 10 05:54:00 GMT 2016

On 2016-03-05 09:02, Dr Rainer Woitok wrote:
> currently I have two applications  which I compiled myself under Cygwin:
> GPSBabel and QMapShack.   Both use Qt5, both provide online help via the
> browser,  and both fail doing so  in my environment.   The version of my
> various Qt5 packages is 5.5.1-1.
> So I assume QDesktopServices::openUrl()  at least under Cygwin is having
> a problem with  blanks in  path names  and maybe  also with  the missing
> ".exe" extension (see the "Launch failed" error message).

Searching for "QDesktopServices::openUrl spaces in PATH" (without the 
quotes) turned up a lot of hits.


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