[Development] syncqt.pl in C++

Richard Moore rich at kde.org
Tue Mar 7 21:37:46 CET 2017

On 7 March 2017 at 19:12, Lars Knoll <lars.knoll at qt.io> wrote:

> Hi,
> Thiago's right that there has not been a formal decision in the Qt project
> about the build system to use for Qt 6. So saying qbs will be the build
> system for Qt 6 is getting a bit ahead of things.
> But we have had many discussions in the past as well, where the result was
> that the people maintaining the Qt build system would like to see us using
> qbs instead of qmake as the Qt build system in the future. This never lead
> anywhere, as this would have required quite some work to implement the
> functionality required in qbs.
> The Qt Company has now very recently made a decision to now go and invest
> the man power required to turn qbs into a product we can fully support in
> the future. This decision comes from the fact that we see that build
> systems are a very integral part of the developer experience, and it's one
> of the areas where we see that there still is a large potential for
> improvement. qbs is promising to bring that improvement to us and our users.
​Pretty depressing since the discussions at the developer summit seemed to
conclude the exact opposite.​ I wish those developers were working on
something more useful than a new wheel.

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