[Interest] Building Qt for Windows, jom/ibjom versus Qt*.vcxproj files (Was: [QTBUG-27554]...)

Joerg Bornemann joerg.bornemann at digia.com
Fri Oct 19 13:55:42 CEST 2012

On 18/10/2012 15:17, Niels Dekker (Qt interest) wrote:

>> Check the jom package at ftp://ftp.qt.nokia.com/jom/ It also includes ibjom,
>> which allows distribution with Incredibuild.
> Again, this looks very interesting. Thanks, Maurice. Would there be any
> significant difference between a Qt DLL built with jom and a DLL built
> with the corresponding Qt*.vcxproj file? (I guess not.)

No there won't be a significant difference.

> Unfortunately we only have IncrediBuild For Visual Studio. It looks like
> we'd need to buy something like IncrediBuild For Make & Build Tools,
> <http://www.xoreax.com/accelerate-build-tools.htm>, in order to use
> ibjom. So for the time being, I think we'll keep using the Qt*.vcxproj
> files generated by configure.exe.

That's unfortunately true. You need a license for the additional XGE 
package. http://www.xoreax.com/xge_overview.htm



Joerg Bornemann
Senior Software Engineer - Digia, Qt

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