[Development] Notes on "Qt Build Systems" @ QtCon 2016

Cristian Adam cristian.adam at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 13:09:25 CEST 2016

On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 12:27 PM, Sune Vuorela <nospam at vuorela.dk> wrote:

> On 2016-09-05, Andrew Knight <andrew.knight at intopalo.com> wrote:
> > tl;dr: Lots of discussion on the merits of which build system (CMake,
> > Qbs) should replace qmake in building Qt; lots of supporters of CMake
> > but no volunteers to do the work, many reasons to use Qbs as well. Some
> I do think that there is volunteers to get Qt building with cmake if
> there is a likly chance of getting it accepted. I think I also
> commmunicated that at the session.
There were volunteers to add CMake support to CopperSpice
<https://github.com/copperspice/copperspice>, the moc-less C++11
Qt fork. I don't see why there won't be any volunteers to add support for
Unless it's not welcomed.

That would be the Boost story all over again, where at some point Kitware
volunteered to add manpower to the conversion, but boost people didn't want

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