[Qbs] Who compared build times of Qt Creator with CMake and qbs?

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Tue May 14 21:55:17 CEST 2019

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 08:42:50PM +0200, Richard Weickelt wrote:
> Tobias,
> I think it is of utmost importance for the survival of Qbs that it is
> fully supported by an IDE like QtCreator.
> > Note that this is about the build system used to *build Qt Creator
> > with*, not about *build systems supported by Qt Creator*. I would
> > personally like to keep qbs supported as a build system for projects
> > in Qt Creator for as long as it is feasible.
> What would yo define as the minimum criteria for keeping Qbs supported
> in Qt Creator?
> > The challenge will be Qt 6: Creator will use Qt 6 ASAP and since qbs
> > is linked into Creator, that will also need to be ported to Qt 6 to
> > stay feasible.
> Do you already have an idea when QtCreator will switch to Qt 6? Given
> the current release plan https://wiki.qt.io/Qt5Releasing, I expect the
> first release of Qt6 to happen around November 2020.

It surely won't be before that. 

For Qt4->Qt5 we kept the code compilable with both for more than
a year, already to have a test bed for Qt4->Qt5 regressions.

I'd like to try the same for 5->6.


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