[Development] moc output from non-local tool build
joerg.bornemann at qt.io
Tue Sep 14 09:56:08 CEST 2021
On 9/13/21 8:21 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> Alternatively it would also be interesting to provide a "tools only" build
>> to be able to provide host tools of the required version. However, I
>> actually like not having to build tools over and over again for every
>> target so a "compatible" moc sounds much better to me.
> That's technically just a qtbase build. moc is the only tool that needs to
> bootstrap in a host build, all the rest link to QtCore.
No it's not. There are more tools in other repos that are used in a
cross-build. Bootstrapped or not does barely matter for cross-building.
A proper host-tools-only build has been requested before (QTBUG-91243)
and is likely the most feasible option for Marius' request.
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