[Qbs] QBS for QML plugins

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at qt.io
Wed May 3 10:26:15 CEST 2017

On 05/03/2017 12:10 AM, Wolfgang Baron wrote:
> I have not found a built-in item or module to produce QML plugins using
> a QBS project. Does anyone have a link? I am interested in three setups:
> 1) qmldir + C++ classes in plugin shared object + plugins.qmltypes
> 2) qmldir + QML files
> 3) qmldir + C++ classes and QML files as a resource in shared object +
> plugins.qmltypes
> In case 3, can plugins.qmltypes  contain information about the QML types
> in the resources, or will Qt-Creator extract that information on its own?
> And my third question: will there be built-in support for QML plugins in
> a future version?

Could you clarify what kind of special support you expect from a build
tool here? In particular, which manual steps do you envision to be


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