moving automoc to kdesupport

David Faure faure at
Sat Mar 15 23:10:34 CET 2008

On Saturday 15 March 2008, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> They would be _much_ 
> better if automoc would use only the STL (that would also make building Qt 
> with cmake easier).

True. But that means rewriting it almost completely... (and QProcess is not
easy to replace in a portable way).

> I think it should be possible to use it also from other build tools, but I 
> guess Scons does the work in python, qmake has the feature, what about 
> autotools and Qt4 ?

Well the kde4automoc.cpp code calls cmake, but I noticed now
that it's just for details indeed (colorized output).

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