[Qt-creator] Updating requirements for building Qt Creator 7+ (master branch)

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Mon Jan 17 10:43:04 CET 2022

Yes, the plan would also be to remove the plugin support files.

Generally, most of the porting work is to add a CMakeLists.txt file with some CMake preamble and qtc_add_plugin, like described in 

Linking to hunspell is not quite so straightforward though. I’ve added something at https://github.com/CJCombrink/SpellChecker-Plugin/pull/133 as a start.

Br, Eike

> On 15 Jan 2022, at 12:45, Carel Combrink <carel.combrink at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Eike,
> Thank you for the update
> # Removing qmake as a build system for building Qt Creator itself
> Does this also include building Plugins?
> Are there perhaps any guide or tips for plugin creators/mainters on how to port their existing plugins from qmake to CMake?  
> Kind regards,
> Carel
> Author of the Qt Creator SpellChecker-Plugin
> PS: Resent to include the mailing list, sorry about that

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