[Development] Future of QBS

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at qt.io
Mon Oct 16 10:41:26 CEST 2017

On Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:23:51 +0800
Ben Lau <xbenlau at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am still new to QBS, but I think it is better than CMake too. However, I
> think it has missed a critical feature - A simple way to run custom script.
> For example, run a script to call external command (not a product by your
> application) to deploy your application to App Store or simply upload to a
> server.
> Currently it is quite difficult to do it via qbs, so it will still need a
> platform depended script system.

Really? It appears to me that this is easily done using a rule in a dedicated product (builtByDefault would probably set to false). We can follow this up on the qbs mailing list if you like.


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