[Qbs] Qtc: Cannot find the androiddeploy Json file

Christian Gagneraud chgans at gmail.com
Thu May 14 11:52:04 CEST 2020

On Tue, 12 May 2020 at 18:37, Richard Weickelt <richard at weickelt.de> wrote:
> > When i want to "run" on the device:
> > Initializing deployment to Android device/simulator
> > Deploying to 150c980e8288de07
> > Cannot find the androiddeploy Json file.
> > Error while building/deploying project Neon Factory Tools (kit:
> > Android for arm64-v8a (Clang Qt 5.12.8 for Android ARM64-v8a))
> > When executing step "Deploy to Android device"
> >
> > I think this happens only when i do cosmetic changes in my qbs files.
> > The only way to recover is to trigger a manual build, changing a
> > source file is not enough.
> >
> > Any idea what's goind on?
> > Looks to me this problem is on QtC side.
> A quick guess and without ever having built an Android project: The selected
> product is the application executable and thus, none of the subsequent rules
> is executed. Could that explain it? Have a look at
> https://code.qt.io/cgit/qbs/qbs.git/tree/share/qbs/module-providers/Qt/templates/android_support.qbs
> There is a rule that produces qt_androiddeployqt_input (the json file) which
> I guess is not requested when you press the "run" button. There are also
> subsequent rules responsible for the deployment.
> You could add one of the rule's output to your product type, although I
> guess there is a cleaner way of doing it.
> YourAndroidProduct {
>     type: base.concat("bundled_jar")
> }

I've tried that and it didn't work :(
Maybe there's a problem on QtC side...


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