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    Default check folder exist and create folder in .pro file

    I have to create a folder in my target path and copy the header files.

    so i used the following command in .pro file

    Qt Code:
    1. DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK = $${CORE_API_PATH}/Include/spgc/
    2. DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK ~= s,/,\\,g
    3. QMAKE_POST_LINK += $$quote(mkdir $${DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK} $$escape_expand(\n\t))
    5. QMAKE_POST_LINK +=$$quote(cmd /c copy /y $${FILE} $${DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK}&$$escape_expand(\n\t))
    6. }
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    it is creating the folder in first time. but on building second i have to avoid creation of spgc folder (as already exist) .

    also qt build throws error if spgc folder already exist.

    i tried

    Qt Code:
    1. !exists($${DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK})
    2. {
    3. $$quote($${DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK})
    4. QMAKE_POST_LINK += $$quote(mkdir $${DESTDIR_WIN_CELLTWEAK} $$escape_expand(\n\t))
    5. }
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    but even if the folder present , !exists() function been called and creating the folder.
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    Default Re: check folder exist and create folder in .pro file

    Doesn't windows have an equivalent of "mkdir -p" in UNIX systems?
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