Build system for KDE4

David Johnson david at
Mon Jun 13 07:50:20 BST 2005

On Sunday 12 June 2005 11:24 pm, Ralf Habacker wrote:

> kde is based on QT. QT have qmake, which already supports many
> platforms. There are some extensions required, but as far as I know
> qmake, there are many things already solved.
> Because the autotools are not working very good on native windows
> Jaruslav Staniek already uses qmake for compiling kde.

One major advantage to qmake, from my perspective, is that it's 
lightweight. For a standalone application the auto* framework can 
sometimes be larger than the rest of the distribution. On the other 
hand, qmake project files are very small.

David Johnson

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