[Development] QCommandLineParser

Saether Jan-Arve Jan-Arve.Saether at digia.com
Thu Aug 1 15:58:48 CEST 2013

> On Tuesday 30 July 2013 10:21:11 Saether Jan-Arve wrote:
>> Hi.
>> Although this is not necessary for 5.2, I have two feature requests:
>> 1. Have support for "response files", (or @option-file as the moc
>> patch calls it).
>> People shouldn't have to implement that for every tool that needs
>> it, and all Qt based apps that needs response files should
> use_the_same_syntax.
> 95% of the QCommandLineParser users won't need this, it really only
> makes sense for compiler-like tools (e.g. moc), due to having a search
> path that can become quite long and hit limits (on Windows).
> So while I'm not very strongly opposed to adding this (after 5.2), I
> also don't think it's essential to have.
Since there is already support for (non-essential) compiler-like tools in
QCommandLineParser::ParsingMode I assume that support for response files 
will be prioritized likewise  ;)

Jan Arve

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