[Development] QThread usage/guidance

Sze Howe Koh szehowe.koh at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 02:18:00 CEST 2012

On Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 11:46 PM, Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at kdab.com>wrote:

> > This mailing list is not really for question on how to use Qt. You should
> > use the interest mailing-list or the forums instead.
> In principle this is true. However, recurring questions regarding that
> topic
> indicate that the respective documentation is either incomplete,
> misleading or
> wrong and documentation is part of the development effort.
> For example the blog post linked to from Tony's first email and your
> recommendation above would suggest that the documentation of QThread is not
> sufficiently covering the use of "active" (event loop driven) worker
> objects.

You're right; the documentation was severely outdated. An updated version
of the QThread class reference was approved a few days ago, and is now
staged for integration into the Qt5 repository (

You can find a draft copy of the updated text at

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