[Qt-creator] Building Qt Creator and QBS separately

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 00:27:53 CEST 2016

On 23/04/16 16:50, Ralf Nolden wrote:
> Am Samstag, 23. April 2016, 16:40:57 schrieb Andrzej Telszewski:
>> On 22/04/16 20:52, Ralf Nolden wrote:
>> make install INSTALL_ROOT=$PKG/usr
>> but in both cases QBS is built during Qt Creator built, so the
>> pre-installed QBS is not used.
>> I'm using QBS git with head at c4ba5e0 and Qt Creator 4.0.0rc1.
>> Any further pointers?
> In my FreeBSD port, I made sure I don't extract src/shared/qbs, or just rm the
> dir. That should pick it up either way. I guess you only get qbs build because
> the sources are in but it *should* use the system installed.

Thanks for the hint. I'm gonna give up for the moment. Either I find a 
"clean" solution or file a bug report.


>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> Is it possible to build QBS and Qt Creator separately?
>>>>> I mean, I know I can build and install QBS without Qt Creator, but later
>>>>> on, if I build Qt Creator, won't it overwrite the already installed QBS?
>>>> If you build the qbs from the Qt Creator sources, that will produce a
>>>> completely independent qbs install in <qtcreator>/libexec/…..
>> Well, not that independent, since QBS ends up in /usr/bin in that case.
>>>>> I mean: is it possible to first install QBS and later on, when building
>>>>> Qt
>>>>> Creator, tell it to not build QBS, but use the already installed one?
>>>> Should be possible by settings QBS_INSTALL_DIR (env or qmake variable) to
>>>> the alternative QBS installation location (which needs to have headers as
>>>> well).
>>>  It should then not build the qbs that is included in Qt Creator,
>>>> but build against the one in QBS_INSTALL_DIR.
>>>> Br, Eike
>>>>> --
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>> Andrzej Telszewski
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Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

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