qbs 1.4.0 released

We are happy to announce the release of qbs 1.4.0 today.

What's new?

In addition to lots of bugfixes and smaller improvements, this release also brings a number of new features:

  • With the new builtByDefault property, it is now possible to specify that a product should not be built unless that is explicitly requested. One useful application of this feature is the new item AutotestRunner, which provides functionality similar to "make check".
  • Files are now by default installed as part of the build process, in order to allow products that work on the contents of the installation directory (see the item below).
  • There is now an archiver module, which we use to implement the InstallPackage item.
  • We have added experimental Android support, for projects with or without native code. Note that there is no special support for Qt yet, and Qt Creator integration is also missing.

Try it!

Source packages and a binary package for windows can be downloaded here.

Other relevant links

Wiki: http://qt.io/wiki/qbs
Documentation: http://qt.io/doc/qbs/index.html
Bug tracker: https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QBS
Mailing list: http://lists.qt-project.org/mailman/listinfo/qbs

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