[Qbs] Fwd: qbs run --dry-run not working ?
damien.courtois at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 09:24:48 CET 2017
> VSCode is actually one of the reasons why I brought up a qbs "server mode"
> that would just use REST APIs for IDE integration (including solving the
> compatibility issue for Qt Creator).
I would love to see something like this :)
> > On Dec 15, 2017, at 5:33 AM, Heiko Nardmann <
> heiko.nardmann at itechnical.de> wrote:
> > How about accessing the QBS API DLL from within Typescript?
> > I must admit that I have no idea wrt. the capabilities of Typescript.
> Maybe you need some wrapper DLL between Typescript and the QBS C++ DLL?
> > Kind regards,
> > Heiko
> > Am 15.12.2017 um 13:55 schrieb Damien Courtois:
> >> Yes I have seen his reply and took the time to check the Qbs
> repository, but that's not what I'm trying to do. What I'm trying to do is
> basically what Qt Creator is doing with CMake.
> >> To elaborate further: I don't want to generate a solution/whatever and
> then open this solution/whatever with my IDE. I just want to use the Qbs
> command line tool to build, clean and debug a Qbs project, without
> resorting to (e.g. generate) non-qbs-native files.
> >> And it's pretty much doable, but like with CMake before its server
> mode, it relies on a lot of parsing Qbs command line tool outputs, and this
> is not very reliable nor future proof, thus the idea of a clear query
> command in the command line tool :)
> >> I hope it's a bit clearer :)
> >> 2017-12-15 12:12 GMT+01:00 Christian Kandeler <christian.kandeler at qt.io
> >> On Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:41:04 +0100
> >> Damien Courtois <damien.courtois at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >> > From: Damien Courtois <damien.courtois at gmail.com>
> >> > Date: 2017-12-15 11:39 GMT+01:00
> >> > Subject: Re: [Qbs] qbs run --dry-run not working ?
> >> > To: Christian Kandeler <christian.kandeler at qt.io>
> >> > Cc: "qbs at qt-project.org\" <qbs at qt-project.org>"@qt-project.org
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > The IDE is VSCode. And since extensions are typescript modules, I can
> >> > use the Qbs command line tool.
> >> >
> >> > I understand that the command line tool was not designed for being
> >> > like this, but I think that if it provided a command to query
> >> > about a project, it would really ease integration into a lot of
> tools. Take
> >> > the example of CMake: it's integrated in Qt Creator, and now even in
> >> > Studio 2017. This integration was possible by parsing the output of
> >> > and since the server mode, it became even easier (well, at least now
> >> > standardized. I still don't understand why they had to create the
> >> > server mode / handshake / whatever mess instead of just outputting
> >> > directly, but anyways :p)
> >> >
> >> > Is this something you would consider ? And if this is not your
> >> > (which I would totally understand) are you accepting contributions ?
> >> Have you seen Jake's reply about project generators? It may well be
> that qbs producing native project files is the better alternative here. I'm
> not too knowledgeable about either our generator stuff or about VSCode, so
> I suggest you discuss your requirements with him.
> >> If it turns out that that's not the right approach, we can come back to
> the command line tool.
> >> Christian
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