[Development] Switch the main "Qt Build System"

Jean-Michaël Celerier jeanmichael.celerier at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 10:17:03 CEST 2020

To simplify this step, is there / could there be maybe a
-DQT_BUILD_TOOLS_ONLY that would just generate... well, moc, uic, rcc and a
couple other friends required for a cross-build ?


On Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 10:14 AM Alexandru Croitor <alexandru.croitor at qt.io>

> > On 9. Jun 2020, at 07:22, Bogdan Vatra <bogdan.vatra at kdab.com> wrote:
> >
> > - is it possible to cross compile Qt in one go (just like we do with
> qmake)?
> Could you clarify what you mean by "in one go"?
> If it's about building host tools as part of the cross-compilation, then
> no. You first have to build a desktop Qt, and re-use that host Qt
> installation for its tools, to cross-compile to another target.
> That's been one of the goals for Qt 6 regardless of build system, and has
> been communicated a while ago.
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