[Development] moc output from non-local tool build

Joerg Bornemann joerg.bornemann at qt.io
Tue Sep 14 17:37:55 CEST 2021

On 9/14/21 4:30 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Tuesday, 14 September 2021 00:56:08 PDT Joerg Bornemann wrote:
>> 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.
> I oppose that in the grounds of your previous paragraph.
> Only moc should link to the Bootstrap lib. Period.

Well, I guess rcc could also use some good pinch of bootstrapping.
And tracegen for that matter.

I have a hunch we're talking about different things here. A moc-only, or 
even a qtbase-only build won't get you far when trying to cross-compile 
qtdeclarative or such.



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