[Interest] Automatic relink of executable after change in dependant static library
joerg.bornemann at qt.io
Mon Jun 19 10:30:31 CEST 2017
On 16/06/2017 22:36, Enmaniac Software wrote:
> Ah indeed. It worked!
> To recap: I have added the following to MyApp PRO file:
> PRE_TARGETDEPS += $$PWD/../staticlib/debug/staticlib.lib
> It’s a bit pity that PRE_TARGETDEPS takes the absolute path to the file rather than simply the target name (thus resolving the path on its own depending on OS and naming conventions)
Exactly. For cross-platform projects this is a big pain point of qmake.
You've already got recommendations for "bigger hammers", but I recommend
to have a look at qbs where this particular case of dependency tracking
works out of the box.
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