[Qbs] Unexpected behavior of MSVC generator

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Mon Feb 18 20:11:35 CET 2019

On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 09:10:32PM +0300, Denis Shienkov wrote:
> > For c++ - yes. Imagine a pure javascript rule that doesn’t invoke any
> «compiler» (like cl or javac) but converts some input to output using qbs
> itself. How that custom rule would like?
> But we speak about c/c++ :)
> > What are pros?
> Pros are than I can use then a generated 'native' project on hosts without
> of QBS (just use that 'native' IDE && tools)!  F.e. using a 'native'
> debugger and etc.

One can argue the other way round, too: Why would A have to take care of
"native" export to B when B does not care for importing A?

The soft spot in such cases of interoperability is typically somewhere
in between: Both sides should care somewhat of the other.


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