[Qbs] Signing an Android APK

Raphael Cotty raphael.cotty at gmail.com
Sun May 10 23:03:17 CEST 2020


If you look at the sdk.qbs file in the Android module then you'll see that
you can provide a file for the keystore (pattern *.keytstore).
If not then qbs uses the default keystore file
($HOME/.android/debug.keystore on Linux).
Qbs also relies on androiddeployqt but only to gather the dependencies. The
generation of the apk package and the signing is done by qbs rules.

The Qt.android_support module is in charge of controlling androiddeployq (
Also look at Android.ndk (
https://doc.qt.io/qbs/qml-qbsmodules-android-ndk.html) and Android.sdk (


Le dim. 10 mai 2020 à 18:16, Christian Gagneraud <chgans at gmail.com> a
écrit :

> Hi there,
> I'm experimenting with converting a project to Qbs.
> It is relatively small and is (so far) C++/Qt only.
> I have a few apps, and i need to generate APKs, and sign them.
> I couldn't find any mention of signing in Qbs docs, is this something
> supported?
> I currently (not using Qbs) rely on androiddeployqt, is this tool used
> by Qbs under the hood? Can i control it from Qbs?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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