[Qbs] Qbs and debian packaging

Wookey wookey at wookware.org
Thu Dec 21 03:25:24 CET 2017

On 2017-12-20 15:13 +0100, Christian Kandeler wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:02:22 +0000
> Wookey <wookey at wookware.org> wrote:
> Thanks. Apparently, the project author is not aware of the convenience
> properties in the cpp module; the project file could be much shorter and easier to read if they had been used.

Yes. To be fair I think they were a very early qbs adopter and fewer
existed (e.g. cpp.cxxLanguageVersion)

The debian patches (in debian/patches) change the dewalls.qbs file to use these.

> Also, "cpp.installNamePrefix: qbs.installRoot" looks very suspicious.

yes. that is nobbled in the debian patches too.

Dewalls upstream is aware of these changes and will update.

Principal hats:  Linaro, Debian, Wookware, ARM
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