[QBS] qbs beta/rc release to accompany qt-creator beta/rc releases

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at qt.io
Thu Nov 3 15:41:09 CET 2016

On 11/03/2016 03:32 PM, Andrzej Telszewski wrote:
> On 03/11/16 15:18, Christian Kandeler wrote:
>> On 11/03/2016 02:58 PM, Andrzej Telszewski wrote:
>>> But did you try to compile it against qbs 1.6.0, and not the bundled
>>> one?
>> Oh, you are talking about API compatibility? Yeah, we only guarantee
>> that across patch releases. And indeed you cannot build Creator 4.2
>> against qbs 1.6, because a new public type is being used there. So you
>> need qbs master for that (should be 1.7, but see my earlier email).
> So this brings us to the beginning ;-)
> I would prefer that you release -beta or -rc of qbs to accompany the
> -beta or -rc of qt-creator.
> But if that's not possible, can you instruct me what would be the
> easiest way to find out which qbs commit made it into the qt-creator
> -beta tarball release?

Without access to the git repo? I don't think there is a way. But the
same goes for the actual Creator gommit, does it not?
How exactly would a separate qbs beta help you, by the way? The de-facto
beta release is what's bundled in the Creator beta.


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