[QBS] state and future of qbs

BogDan bog_dan_ro at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 7 13:55:10 CET 2013

> On 01/07/2013 01:39 PM, BogDan wrote:

>>>  To link a profile to a platform one must set the qbs.platform property 
> in the
>>>  profile to the desired platform name.
>>  So you are saying that profiles are something similar with qtc kits, right?
>>  I didn't find a tool that I can use to set "qbs.platform" to 
> a profile.
>>  I added to my qbs profiles qt5 for android but when I tried to compile/link
>>  qsb is using my host gcc, which of course is incompatible with arm libs :)
>>  A little more information on this matter will be very appreciated :)
> For instance:
>      $ qbs config profiles.arm-profile.qbs.platform arm-gcc
> Where arm-gcc is your platform for cross-compilation. However, platforms 
> and profiles are currently somewhat overlapping, and we are thinking 
> about consolidating them into one thing.

I didn't know that one :)
I also think it will be better if one thing defines everything you need to build
for that platforms/profile, do you have a bug open on this matter?
I'd like to track it :) 



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