[Development] How to build and install only host_tools ?

BogDan Vatră bogdan.vatra at kdab.com
Sat Feb 20 16:42:56 CET 2021


   I think for cross compiling it needs headers and some libs as, at least on Linux, it doesn't build all tools which are needed for all supported platforms (e.g. androiddeployqt needed for android). My hunch is that these tools, somehow, are built during android build. 


În 19 februarie 2021 16:55:44 EET, Volker Hilsheimer <volker.hilsheimer at qt.io> a scris:
>> On 19 Feb 2021, at 13:10, Bogdan Vatra via Development
><development at qt-project.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  I'm trying to build and install *only* host_tools and reuse them for
>all my 
>> cross platform compilation builds. I can build it with `ninja
>host_tools` but 
>> I could not found any `host_tools_install` or `install_host_tools`
>> and if I'm trying to install it with `ninja install` it will build
>and install 
>> everything not only host_tools. 
>> Am I missing something? Or there is no way to build and install only 
>> host_tools?
>> Cheers,
>> BogDan.
>Noticed the same just now. I don’t see any install targets for the host
>tools and the code doesn’t seem to add any for the individual tools
>(there’s no install_moc, for instance), so:
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