[Development] New proposal for the tool naming

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Oct 22 17:11:42 CEST 2012

On segunda-feira, 22 de outubro de 2012 14.59.09, Ziller Eike wrote:
> >> Just as a side note, that requires that Windows and Mac to also have this
> >> tool, and e.g. on Windows to have that tool in the PATH and pointing to
> >> the
> >> corresponding Qt for the environment set up shell scripts. In the SDK,
> >> the
> >> tools/ directory might be a good place for it.
> >
> > 
> >
> > It's easy to add a -qt5 ignored option to the regular qmake too.
> So that if you happen to have a "real" qmake instead of the wrapper in the
> PATH on linux, you don't realize that when you are doing "qmake -qt5" to
> force "most current qt5 version" (or whatever the semantics would be), you
> actually execute a completely different qmake? I don't think that would be
> a good idea.

It will do that too if it's in a separate build looking at a non-standard 
configuration path. That's mostly what's going to happen on Windows anyway, 
isn't it?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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