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Introduction to jom

jom is a clone of nmake to support the execution of multiple independent commands in parallel.
It basically adds the -j command line switch similar to GNU make.
The original blog post can still be found here [].

Download the binary package

A ZIP file, containing the latest stable build, can be downloaded from the Qt Project servers:

Reporting Bugs

Please report any bugs in our bug tracker [].
Report it against the Qt Creator project, component ‘jom’.

Getting the Source

The source code repository is hosted at [] and mirrored on gitorious [].

  1. git clone git://

Building is usually done by simply invoking

  1. qmake -r
  2. nmake

in the source directory.

Further build instructions can be found in the file README [].


If you want to contribute code, you can do so by using your Qt Project gerrit account.

  1. git clone git://
  2. git remote add gerrit <gerrit-username>
  3. ... hack hack hack ...
  4. git push gerrit HEAD:refs/for/master

Happy Hacking!