[Development] GSoC - Idea
dominik.holland at pelagicore.com
Mon Mar 25 08:35:08 CET 2013
On 03/25/2013 01:09 AM, Alexander Rössler wrote:
> On Sunday 24 March 2013 16:32:38 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > But I'm not sure your idea belongs to Qt. You're describing a build
> > Maybe you should contact one of the cloud organisations. You'll also
> need to
> > explain why your idea is superior to the Open Build Service and similar
> > tools by Linux distributions.
> It is all around Qt. The basic idea is to simplify the deployment
> steps on each platform. On Linux it actually includes the Open Build
> Service. On Windows an installer creation tool called InnoSetup and on
> OSX the macdeployqt tool. At least this is my current setup. In my
> opinion the hardest part of cross-platform development is the
> deployment of the binaries. Often developers use only one platform for
> development and the applications end up only on these platforms. Also
> releasing applications is consuming a lot of time, imagine you could
> push only one button in your Qt Creator and your application is built
> and released for all target platforms. Do do this you basically need a
> few computers (or VMs) with some kind of server software and a Qt SDK
> running on them and a client that sends the packages to build. My
> intention is to make a small server applications and a Qt Creator
> plugin for the main development platform.
> I'm not sure, but I think this actually belongs to the Qt Project.
That's like our current setup. 1 Jenkins Build Server + several VM's to
build for every platform.
To create standalone Packages we are going to use the Qt Installer
I think there is everything in place (beside the one Button you have to
press in QtCreator ;-), but it will automatically build when you pushed
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