[Qbs] Build from Visual Studio solution

webmaster webmaster at macside.net
Mon Feb 6 20:37:23 CET 2017

The idea was to keep the qbs workflow as is and just read the required
metadata from the solution file. Hence, no synchronization between sln
and qbs file has to be taken care of.
But I agree with you, that just calling msbuild is already possible.

Best regards,

On 06.02.2017 20:13, Jake Petroules wrote:
> I can understand the value of a tool to convert .sln to .qbs, which we may certainly provide in the future, but what's the point of "build on-the-fly from the solution file"? In that case why not simply run msbuild?
>> On Feb 6, 2017, at 10:54 AM, webmaster <webmaster at macside.net> wrote:
>> Ok, so I'm asking for the quite opposite functionality:
>> There is a solution file and I would like qbs to generate a qbs file or
>> even better build on-the-fly from the solution file.
>> Best regards,
>> Martin
>> Am 06.02.2017 um 18:49 schrieb Jake Petroules:
>>> We added a Visual Studio generator in Qbs 1.7 which you can use to generate a Visual Studio solution that allows you to use the Visual Studio IDE to build a Qbs project. See the announcement blog post for more details: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/01/31/qbs-1-7-released/ or the `qbs generate` subcommand.
>>>> On Feb 3, 2017, at 12:08 PM, webmaster <webmaster at macside.net> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> is there are any way to build a project from a visual studio solution
>>>> file (sln)?
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Martin
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