[Development] Configure command lines of official Qt releases

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Tue Jun 4 15:44:54 CEST 2019



04.06.2019, 16:41, "Volker Hilsheimer" <volker.hilsheimer at qt.io>:
>> On 3 Jun 2019, at 20:15, Elvis Stansvik <elvstone at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Den mån 3 juni 2019 kl 20:04 skrev Elvis Stansvik <elvstone at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi Richard,
>>>
>>> I think this was asked on the interest list back in January [1].
>>>
>>> The answer is here:
>>>
>>> https://code.qt.io/cgit/qtsdk/qtsdk.git/tree/packaging-tools/bld_config
>>>
>>> I seem to remember some recent Qt developer thread about making these
>>> more accessible, but can't find it now.
>>
>> Found it, but I remembered somewhat wrong. I was thinking of this note
>> by Volker in the recent "A monologue about platforms in the Qt world"
>> thread [1]:
>>
>> "Why don’t we make the exact way of turning a clean Linux
>> distro-install into a "Qt reference configuration" available to
>> everyone else? The way build machines are provisioned in Coin is
>> rather opaque, even with some of the respective provisioning scripts
>> available in the qt5.git repo [1]. Having to document on a
>> (notoriously outdated) wiki how to set up things to build Qt from
>> source, when we have that knowledge literally codified somewhere for
>> Coin, doesn’t seem effective."
>>
>> So that was more about making the provisioning process for a
>> "reference" build machine more transparent.
>>
>> Elvis
>>
>> [1] https://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2019-May/035773.html
>
> Since I’m being quoted, I might just as well use the opportunity to announce that I’ve just made the repo where I’ve been tinkinering on a solution to this problem for a while now public on the Qt gitlab instance, accompanied by a little blog post:
>
> https://blog.qt.io/blog/2019/06/04/introducing-minicoin/

Can this project be used to test provisioning changes before submitting them to the "big" Coin,
or there may be behavior differences?

Either way, nice job!


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Regards,
Konstantin


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