[QBS] Install only product don't get run

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at theqtcompany.com
Fri Jul 3 08:28:14 CEST 2015

On 07/02/2015 07:21 PM, Thebault, Remi wrote:
> In fact, I have this problem when "Deploy" depends on my main exe (this was working with previous qbs versions)
> If I invert dependencies, my main exe depending on "Deploy", everything's fine again.

I don't see why this should matter.

> Is this a feature, or must I still file a bug?

Please file a bug.


> Thank you
> Rémi
> Le 02/07/2015 16:30, Christian Kandeler a écrit :
>> On 07/02/2015 04:10 PM, Thebault, Remi wrote:
>>> I have in one QBS project a few dll, test executables, one main
>>> executable and a "Deploy" product that only consist in staging binary
>>> dependencies in install-root during the deploy step.
>>> Purpose is to have a complete installed product that I can run without
>>> tweaking the path or run some script (I run on Windows).
>>> Since I switched from Qt Creator 3.3.0 to 3.4.1, the Deploy product is
>>> not deployed anymore.
>>> (not sure of QBS versions)
>>>   [ ...]
>>> Do you have an idea of what got wrong?
>> No. We use the deployment functionality pretty much everywhere, and I
>> haven't seen anything go wrong there.
>> You are sure that this particular product is included in the project you
>> are building? And you did not uncheck the "install" checkbox in the
>> build configuration?
>>> Should I file a bug?
>> Yes. Please attach a minimal project that exhibits the problem, as I was
>> not able to reproduce with a trivial example.
>> Christian
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