[Development] Qt 6 buildsystem support requirements

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 20:53:33 CEST 2018

El vie., 20 de jul. de 2018 23:36, Thiago Macieira <
thiago.macieira at intel.com> escribió:

> Hello
> Having spent far too much time trying to figure out why crappy
> buildsystems
> cause failures in distros (like TensorFlow or libvpx - see
> https://plus.google.com/+ThiagoMacieira/posts/DqTKdRGfuwR ), I'd like to
> make
> sure this doesn't happen to Qt 6. For that, I'd like to add the following
> extra requirements to the buildsystem we choose to use. This is in
> addition to
> the functionality requirements.
> These apply to the buildsystem at the time of Qt's the switch to it.

Agree to all of them, *specially* 1.b.
I would also argue that API/ABI should be stable enough. I mean: a new
version should not require rewriting the building rules.
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