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

Jake Petroules Jake.Petroules at qt.io
Tue Sep 20 21:21:51 CEST 2016

> On Sep 20, 2016, at 12:18 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
> 20.09.2016, 22:11, "Matthew Woehlke" <mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com>:
>> That works with e.g. make/ninja, but not so well with VS, but that's a
>> VS failing that I don't see how Qbs could overcome, given that VS *is*
>> the build tool and doesn't AFAIK support dynamic build graphs. 
> QBS does not use VS as a build tool, it is not a project generator

Although it can act as one; I recently added support for generating VS projects: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/91353/

Qbs still performs the build entirely on its own though, the VS output is no more than a file listing.

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> Regards,
> Konstantin
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