Improving qmake-qt4 support in KDevelop3.4

Matt Rogers mattr at
Tue Jul 25 00:19:42 UTC 2006

On Monday 24 July 2006 15:06, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 24.07.06 20:46:39, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > However having browsed a bit through the various qmake-related dirs
> > under buildtools I'm a bit lost ;-)
> >
> > Apart from KDevelop's API documentation, is there some kind of
> > introductory material to how the qmake buildsystem works?
> Well, I started a bit on  that, and now I'm really confused. According
> to the docs KDevBuildTool is deprecated, however the
> qmakeprojectpart.cpp still subclasses it and is the class used for qmake
> support.
> Then there's buildtools/projectmanager/importers/qmake which contains a
> KDevProjectEditor. However there's no KDevProjectImporter...
> Last but not least there's the real "parsing" stuff (.ll and .yy in
> lib/parsers/qmake)...
> I'm really totally confused as to which way I should take (should I
> implement KDevProjectImporter+~Editor+~Builder, or should I try to do
> the same as the current qmake manager does)?
> I'd really appreciate it if somebody (maybe as PM if it's lengthy) could
> shed some light on this for me. Thanks in advance.
> Andreas

buildtools/projectmanager should be ignored for the KDevelop 3.x series. 
Please be sure to work on buildtools/qmake

Sorry for the confusion

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