[Development] Binary incompatible changes to Qt 4.8

Girish Ramakrishnan girish at forwardbias.in
Wed May 23 21:03:15 CEST 2012

Hi Andreas,

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Andreas Holzammer
<andreas.holzammer at kdab.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted to backport the support for Windows 8 to Qt 4.8, which is
> already done for Qt5 in https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,22940
> With this change a symbol is added and therefore binary compatibility is
> broken. I know i cannot do that for Qt 4.8, so my question if we should
> do this anyhow or how we want to handle this.

That change preserves BC (enums don't create symbols either). It only
breaks SC between patch releases which we avoid.

I think it's fine to backport it and mark the enum with \internal for qdoc.


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