qmake uses what you put in your project (.pro) files to decide what should go in the Makefiles it produces.
In order to test your installed qmake version type:
from command line but it produces an error message like:
'qmake' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
In order to use qmake from winXP command line set following variables:
1-) Set the QMAKESPEC environment variable to point to a directory containing a description of your platform and compiler
2-) Add the 'qmake' executable to your PATH
I have installed QT4.6 at C:\Qt\4.6.0 , it can be at a different location on your disk. Execute following commands from command line respectively:
And then to check it type following.
QMake version 2.01a
Now you can use qmake to generate Makefiles from your .pro files.