[Qt-creator] Dev: add/remove folder in File System view

Daniel Teske daniel.teske at digia.com
Tue Aug 13 12:19:06 CEST 2013


thanks for your intrest in improving the generic project manager.
The right forum for discussing changes is either here, if you only have a 
plan. Or in gerrit, if you have code that can be reviewed. 
As to adding folder operations to the generic project manager, yes that would 
be good. Please upload the patch to gerrit, see http://qt-project.org/wiki/Qt-

The generic project managers purpose is to be build-system agnostic. It knows 
almost nothing about the way the project is built, and that should stay that 
way. The main reason for its existance is to provide enough information to 
Creator that e.g. the code model and the locator can do their work. 

In the private mail you send, you mentioned parsing makefiles for their target. 
That would not fit into what the generic project manager is. (That the generic 
project manager has it's own specific makestep is just a relict from the first 


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