[Development] Qt 5 types under consideration for deprecation / removal in Qt 6

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Fri May 31 20:06:01 CEST 2019



31.05.2019, 12:37, "Tobias Hunger" <tobias.hunger at qt.io>:
> On Fri, 2019-05-31 at 01:37 +0300, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>>  > I understand, but aside from qmake, I don't know of any build system that
>>  > allows for building both host and target in the same build. That means
>>  > whatever we use in Qt 6, we'll a separate build for host tools when cross-
>>  > compiling.
>
> Lars asked to have the tools and the library builds separate from each other in
> Qt 6. This is to reduce the load on the build machines: Currently we build lots
> of different tools for the same host architecture -- one for each cross-compile
> we do.
>
> So this host/target combined build is on the way out for Qt 6 (independent of
> build system used:-).

My point that we still can build them transparently for end-user. Behavior may
depend on configure flag, or presence of right tool versions in $PATH.

-- 
Regards,
Konstantin



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