• Windows, Linux or macOS
  • Qt5.4 or higher

Building for desktop

$ qmake
$ make

QmlLive Bench can be started directly from build directory by executing ./bin/qmllivebench. Optionally it can be installed with

$ make install

Building for device

Note: Only needed when you want to have live reloading enabled on the target.

# using qmake from cross compiler toolchain
$ qmake "CONFIG+=skip-bench skip-examples static-link-runtime"
$ make

You need to cross-compile QmlLive and copy the ./bin/qmlliveruntime binary onto the target.

Optionally it can be packaged with the help of

$ make install INSTALL_ROOT=...

Building documentation

$ qmake CONFIG+=force_independent
$ make docs

The documentation will be available at doc/qmllive/index.html.

Build options reference

The following values can be added to qmake CONFIG variable:

skip-benchDo not build QmlLive Bench
skip-examplesDo not build examples
skip-runtimeDo not build QmlLive Runtime
skip-testsDo not build tests
static-link-runtimeProduce a single-binary QmlLive Runtime executable. Without this option enabled QmlLive Runtime executable requires the libqmllive dynamic library to be copied to the target.

The following custom qmake variables are recognized:

PREFIXInstallation prefix. Defaults to $$[QT_INSTALL_PREFIX].
EXAMPLES_PREFIXInstallation prefix for examples. Defaults to $$[QT_INSTALL_EXAMPLES]/qmllive.
QMLLIVE_VERSION_EXTRADistribution specific version description (spaces allowed).
QMLLIVE_REVISIONThe VCS revision number.
QMLLIVE_SETTINGS_VARIANTOverrides QCoreApplication::organizationName which is used to determine application specific QSettings storage.

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