[Development] Qt Project 'official way' and maintenance? (Was: Qt 5.1.0 rc2 is out)

Tor Arne Vestbø tor.arne.vestbo at digia.com
Wed Jul 3 12:28:58 CEST 2013

On 7/3/13 12:12 , Laszlo Papp wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 2:10 PM, Tor Arne Vestbø
> <tor.arne.vestbo at digia.com <mailto:tor.arne.vestbo at digia.com>> wrote:
>     There is also the question of platform support. Is cmake as relevant on
>     Windows or OSX as it is on Linux? More so?
> Not sure what exactly you mean by relevant, but cmake is a
> /cross/-/platform/, open-source build system. It has been used on
> Windows and OS X extensively out there for a while.

Relevant for Qt.

What percentage of Qt developers develop on Windows?
Out of those, what percentage use cmake over qmake?

At some point the cost of maintaining (blocking CI integration e.g.) a 
build system (or any feature) that has a low relevance on a given 
platform becomes higher than the benefit.

tor arne

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