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

Daniel Teske daniel.teske at digia.com
Tue Aug 13 16:06:48 CEST 2013

> i did setup gerrit yesterday. So i can start contributing soon. However,
> at the moment the add/remove folder is not available in the project
> manager view (for any kind of project) but in the file-system view which
> works independent from projects. 
Okay. That one doesn't allow for adding files though? And I'd imagine adding 
folders is for later adding files into them.

> > 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 implementation.)
> I understand that. So my question is: if my whishes don't fit into the
> genric projetc manager, the other option would be to introduce a "new"
> project-manager specific for Makefile-based projects. Is that the woy to
> go?
A new project manager is always a possibility, but that's quite a bit of work. 
What build system are you using? 


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