gcc-toolchain VS bazel_rules_qt

Compare gcc-toolchain vs bazel_rules_qt and see what are their differences.

gcc-toolchain

A fully-hermetic Bazel GCC toolchain for Linux. (by aspect-build)

bazel_rules_qt

Bazel rules for Qt5 (by justbuchanan)
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gcc-toolchain bazel_rules_qt
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8.7 2.4
5 days ago 8 months ago
Starlark Starlark
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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gcc-toolchain

Posts with mentions or reviews of gcc-toolchain. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-23.

bazel_rules_qt

Posts with mentions or reviews of bazel_rules_qt. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-23.
  • Incremental Builds for Haskell with Bazel
    7 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Jun 2022
    I migrated a mid-size polyglot project from Makefiles to Bazel and C++ was a large component of the project.

    Some obstacles:

    1. Building with QT5 MOC & UI files. There is a great library[0] for it but it has hardcoded paths to the QT binaries and header files assuming a system-wide installation. I had to patch the rule to point to our QT location. Then it worked fine.

    2. There is no rule to build a fully static library[1]. Since we were shipping a static library in our Makefile system, that was somewhat annoying.

    3. We were using system links like `$PROJECT_ROOT/links/GCC/vX.Y.Z/ -> /opt/gcc/...` to point to all the build tools, but these didn't work in Bazel I think because it required absolute paths for any binaries it calls. We ended up putting them in a .bazelrc but we would need a different one for Windows and Linux.

    4. Not good integration with IDEs

    Ultimately we did not keep using Bazel because we were building Python binaries and py_binary was too slow on Windows. And we didn't have enough time to write a PyInstaller rule.

    [0]: https://github.com/justbuchanan/bazel_rules_qt

    [1]: https://github.com/bazelbuild/bazel/issues/1920

What are some alternatives?

When comparing gcc-toolchain and bazel_rules_qt you can also consider the following projects:

llvm-project - The LLVM Project is a collection of modular and reusable compiler and toolchain technologies. Note: the repository does not accept github pull requests at this moment. Please submit your patches at http://reviews.llvm.org.

bazel-toolchain - LLVM toolchain for bazel

Bazel - a fast, scalable, multi-language and extensible build system

nixpkgs - Nix Packages collection

rules_python - Bazel Python Rules

mir - A lightweight JIT compiler based on MIR (Medium Internal Representation) and C11 JIT compiler and interpreter based on MIR