[Development] Remember to rebuild qmake in dev
oswald.buddenhagen at qt.io
Thu Jul 21 20:23:19 CEST 2016
On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:27:58AM -0700, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> moc.prf with MSVC now depends on a side feature in qmake to help support
> generating the moc_predefs.h file. If you're using MSVC, please remember to
> recompile qmake soon.
a much better recommendation is "run config.status (or configure -redo
on windows) *every time* after pulling". this ensures that qmake is
rebuilt, and possible adjustments to the configuration are done.
it takes about half a minute (soon much quicker, as we're about to
finally add chaching), and if nothing actually changes, it won't have
any impact on the subsequent rebuild.
this requirement certainly seems a bit arbitrary, but it's an inevitable
consequence of the qmake bootstrapping.
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