setup-qt

Synopsis

qbs setup-qt [--settings-dir <directory>] --detect
qbs setup-qt [--settings-dir <directory>] <path to qmake> <profile name>

Description

Creates Qbs profiles for Qt installations.

The first form tries to auto-detect all known Qt versions, looking them up via the PATH variable.

The second form creates a profile with the name <profile name> for the Qt version located at <path to qmake>.

For more information, see Managing Qt Versions.

Options

--detect

Attempts to auto-detect all known Qt versions, looking them up in the PATH environment variable.

--settings-dir <directory>

Reads all settings (such as profile information) from the specified <directory>. If the directory does not exist, it will be created.

The default value is system-specific. For example:

  • Linux: $HOME/.config/QtProject/qbs
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\QtProject\qbs
  • macOS: $HOME/Library/Preferences/qbs

--help|-h|-?

Displays help for the command.

Examples

Looks up Qt versions in the PATH and creates profiles for them:

qbs setup-qt --detect

Creates a profile called myqt for the Qt version located in /usr/bin/qmake:

qbs setup-qt /usr/bin/qmake myqt

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