[QBS] Qbs install done by default

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at theqtcompany.com
Tue Jul 7 11:28:53 CEST 2015


On 07/07/2015 09:49 AM, Christian Kandeler wrote:
> On 07/07/2015 09:32 AM, St├ęphane Fabry wrote:
>> First, I would say that this kind of information is well hidden and
>> should have better visibility when there is a new QtCreator release.
>> Because of qbs version being hidden by qtcreator version, no one can
>> tell which qbs version it uses,
>
> <qtc dir>/bin/qbs --version
>
>> and what will happen when you upgrade
>
> Well, that is generally unknown with every software.
>
>> That said, the problem I ran into is that now if I build my app on
>> windows and it is already running, it cause a problem at the install
>> step because on Windows you can't update exe or dll while in use !
>> What
>> happen is that QtCreator build process remains at full CPU usage when
>> linking, QtCreator GUI is still responsive but unable to kill the build
>> process (stop button does not work and closing QtCreator does not kill
>> the process neither). That makes me blame QtCreator for that but maybe
>> the root cause is the change in qbs.
>>
>> Now I'd like first a solution to desactivate the default installation
>> step,
>
> How about clicking on the checkbox in the build settings that says
> "install"? Afterwards you should add an install stepp in the deploy
> settings, and everything is as it was before-
>
>> and also maybe it is not a good behaviour to lock QtCreator in
>> such a situation.
>
> Yes, we should remove the call to lockCreator()...
> Seriously, neither have I seen such behavior nor do I know what would
> cause it.

Update: Problem is identified, fix is here: 
https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/120817/




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