List of Probes

These are the probes shipped with Qbs.

Probes are used to retrieve information from the system prior to building. Typically, probes call external processes to get the required information. For details, see Probe page.


Locates executable files outside the project


Extracts information about dependencies from a Conan recipe file


Locates macOS frameworks outside the project


Locates header files outside the project


Locates library files outside the project


Locates files outside the project


Retrieves the information about installed packages using the pkg-config binary

© 2022 The Qt Company Ltd. Documentation contributions included herein are the copyrights of their respective owners. The documentation provided herein is licensed under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License version 1.3 as published by the Free Software Foundation. Qt and respective logos are trademarks of The Qt Company Ltd in Finland and/or other countries worldwide. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.