[QBS] qbs & qt creator

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at digia.com
Thu May 22 16:46:57 CEST 2014

On 05/22/2014 04:43 PM, Kurt Keller wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 22.05.2014
> schrieb Christian Kandeler <christian.kandeler at digia.com>:
>> On 05/22/2014 03:43 PM, Kurt Keller wrote:
>>> So i did a 'jom install INSTALL_ROOT=.../qtdevenv-5.3' to install the
>>> Qt Creator version of qbs (1.2) into my development directory. After
>>> that I had to copy the plugins from lib/qtcreator/qbs to lib/qbs and
>>> the modules from share/qtcreator/qbs/share/qbs to share/qbs and now I
>>> can use qbs from the shell and from qt creator. Hurra!
>> In Qt Creator 3.2 we will include the qbs command-line frontend, so such
>> workarounds shouldn't be necessary anymore.
>>> The only drawback is that after building a product from shell qt
>>> creator does a complete rebuild and vice versa. Is there a chance to
>>> fix this too?
>> Should not happen. Are you sure you are using the same build directory?
> Yes I can see it on the modification time of the file 'qtc_qt53-debug.bg'.
> When I build with Qt Creator the time changes and when I build with qbs
> from shell the time on this file changes also.
> Maybe the reason is, that both configurations are using different module-
> and plugin directories? (although the modules and plugins are the same)

Well, the fact that you had to copy module files around strongly 
suggests that. After all, Creator worked without that step,so it must 
pick these files up from somewhere else.
Is this a self-compiled Creator or did you download it in binary form?


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