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Windows CE - Using shadow builds

While developing for Windows CE you might want to compile a version of Qt for several different platforms and SDKs. In order to create those different builds of Qt you do not have to copy the whole Qt package or the Qt source. You are able to create multiple Qt builds from a single source tree. Such builds are called shadow builds.

Basically a shadow build is created by calling configure.exe from a different directory.

To make sure that the shadow build compiles correctly it is important that:

So lets assume you have installed Qt in C:\Qt\4.4.3 and you want to create a shadow build in C:\Qt\mobile5-release-shared:

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