Adding a Makefile to QMake process



  • Good morning,

    I have a quick question. Is there a way to add an external Makefile used by multiple applications (not just QT) to the .pro file of a project? This Makefile has definitions for common directories used for building. For example, SRCDIR = $(TOPDIR)/src. Some of these variables would be nice to use in the .pro file instead of redefining them in a .pri file. It should be noted you cannot invoke Make from this Makefile. It just stores common variables as mentioned above, which are then utilized in other Makefiles.

    Thanks!


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    @HunterMetcalfe
    not the way you intend to use it.

    QMake is defined to be target independent and as a source to create target-dependant makefiles.
    Only you could execute a makefile execution., but not read the values in a .pro file.



  • @raven-worx Thanks for the reply. I had assumed as much. Technically the Makefile is not entirely a Makefile. It is actually more of a textfile. One solution could be to read in the textfile variables before the QMake process.


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