[Development] Qmake Ninja generator

Peter K├╝mmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Sat May 31 07:09:14 CEST 2014


On 19.05.2014 10:57, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 05:29:56PM +0200, Adam Strzelecki wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I wonder if there was any work done in regards of making Ninja Qmake generator. From my experience Ninja vastly improves (re)build time.
>
>> I wonder if it would be hard to make such generator,
>>
> yes. you'd need to do *massive* refactoring to make this feasible.

And nobody wanna dive into the qmake code ...
So I assume there will be never ninja support in qmake.

A compromise would be that cmake could read Qbs files. Then you get
all CMake generators for free. And it is a step in the direction of
adding a (declarative) language to cmake.

>
>> or if anyone tried to do it already.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> --
>> Adam
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