[Development] CMake branch

Simon Hausmann Simon.Hausmann at qt.io
Thu Mar 21 17:13:21 CET 2019

On 21.03.19 17:01, Alex Blasche wrote:
>>> We need volunteers for this! I do not see the team currently trying to
>>> port
>> Qtbase to CMake having the necessary resources.
>> I think people do not want to just play with CMake. They want to build Qt (in our
>> case QtBase) with CMake and if they encounter issues some people more likely
>> to fix the issues.
>> So I think It can help us to involve them.
> Do you know that you cannot even use a current cmake release to build qtbase? You need to make your own cmake build from an unreleased feature branch. I think you will find this will dampen the enthusiasm to take this up in the short term.

The dependency to cmake HEAD is a temporary glitch until the .qrc 
conversion is complete. Once it is, the minimum required version of 
cmake is the latest release, 3.14.0.


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