[Development] Updating "Serializing Qt Data Types" documentation

Jedrzej Nowacki jedrzej.nowacki at digia.com
Wed Oct 24 11:10:59 CEST 2012

On Tuesday 23. October 2012 19.34.46 Harri Porten wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012, Mitch Curtis wrote:
> > After https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,37988, the "Serializing
> > Qt Data Types" page lists the QDataStream version as 13. I thought it'd
> > be a good idea to ask everyone who is interested to take a look and see
> > if the descriptions of the data types serialised are still accurate. If
> > they're not, please update the page (the path to which can be found in
> > the aforementioned patch).
> Coincidentally we noticed a over-the-wire serialization problem today.
> With QVariant. But it's likely not an issue with above mentioned format
> version 13. Rather with a backward compat mode. Do I see it correctly that
> tests/ only cover 4.9 and 5.0 versions? Hmmm. I now realize that I can
> answer this question myself given that the coverage results we just
> posted...
> http://download.froglogic.com/public/qt5-squishcoco-report/QtBase/source_1
> 43.html (see QVariant::load() and save())
> We'll investigate what's going on and submit a patch if it's a problem in
> QVariant or QDataStream.
> Harri.
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  I added that tests durring Qt5 development, sadly streaming was never tested 
with older versions. What is the bug, can I help somehow? Is it only Qt5 or 
Qt4 too?


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