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

Christian Kandeler Christian.Kandeler at qt.io
Tue Sep 13 22:29:54 CEST 2016

Stephen Kelly wrote:

>> There is no input file. There is only an input number. The task is from
>> Bo, who gave it as a simplified example.
> Oops, I'm wrong here. Bo said to read the number from a file.
> I don't think that changes anything though regarding dynamic build graph 
> being an advantage.

Sure? What about the (lack of) need for two rules to agree in advance about the location of a generated file? Also, there could be several layers of indirection, with the second set of generated files also containing meta data etc.


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