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

Stephen Kelly stephen.kelly at ableton.com
Thu Sep 8 18:13:31 CEST 2016

On 08/09/16 14:48, Milian Wolff wrote:
> Someone else also told me that this is apparently harder then I thought it is
> with CMake, when the name of the output files of a code generator is not
> known. It is possible, but far from easy esp. when you don't have control over
> the generator script (though one can always use a wrapper). I see now that
> having support for this in QBS can be advantageous for the cases where one has
> such cases. Thankfully, I never ran into this so far, ever.

All the talk about a 'dynamic build graph' of QBS was about satisfying 
this kind of case in a nice way. That's what makes it interesting to me 
- is that what will make QBS successful?


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