[Qbs] Understanding installation rules
richard at weickelt.de
Mon Nov 18 22:27:40 CET 2019
> The reason why I added the "application" tag to the rule is that this
> seemed to force the execution of the rule, with otherwise wouldn't be
This is semantically wrong because your rule does not produce an
"application" artifact. I'd suggest to add "desktopfile" to the
additionalProductTypes property of your module:
> I understand that QBS is not running the rule again, because both the
> application and the desktopfile are still available under the build
> directory. But why isn't the desktopfile copied to the installRoot
> again, along with the application?
Does it work with the change suggested above?
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