Improving qmake-qt4 support in KDevelop3.4
apaku at gmx.de
Wed Jul 26 01:17:45 UTC 2006
On 25.07.06 19:54:57, Matt Rogers wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 July 2006 18:17, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > On 25.07.06 19:44:35, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > > On 24.07.06 19:19:42, Matt Rogers wrote:
> > > > buildtools/projectmanager should be ignored for the KDevelop 3.x
> > > > series.
> > >
> > > And buildtools/lib/parsers as well, I guess? Because I can only see the
> > > parser beeing used in buildtools/projectmanager/qmake and nowhere else.
> > Having looked a bit at the parser, I've got one last question: Are there
> > objections against using it for qmake4 support? I think it would make
> > things easier for me as I don't have to fully understand the FileBuffer
> > (which seems to be the parser for qmake projects atm) class, I'd only
> > have to provide similar functionality using the AST...
> I don't really have any objections. I'm a bit concerned about how long it's
> going to take, since I don't really know when the release is going to be now.
As said on IRC I'll ask adymo.
> How long is it going to take, do you think?
Well, currently I have no idea.
Looking at the FileBuffer stuff freaked me out a bit, because it somehow
looks like a qmake parser, but not quite.. That's why I thought it might
be easier if I can get an AST for a project file, instead of working
with "search for a string in the file which contains 'QT'...".
The first problem is that the qmake buildtool doesn't generate a propert
value for QT variable, this is my first goal to fix and should be doable
in time. It needs a change in the configuration ui, which is the reason
why I think a separate new buildtool for qmake4 would be better than
trying to "integrate" the change into the existing qmake buildtool.
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