[Development] Adding support for version number comparisons
olivier at woboq.com
Thu Jul 10 15:09:44 CEST 2014
On Thursday 10 July 2014 07:53:29 Keith Gardner wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 7:31 AM, Olivier Goffart <olivier at woboq.com> wrote:
> > On Monday 02 June 2014 13:24:55 Richard Moore wrote:
> > > On 2 June 2014 13:12, Keith Gardner <kreios4004 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:36 AM, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > > > > I suggest a name that is more centric towards the _function_ of the
> > > > > class, comparison of different software versions.
> > > How about QVersionComparator?
> > How about qVersionCompare(const QString&, const QString&)?
> > Yes, that's a function. Is there really the need for a class to hold just
> > a version string?
> > And there could be an overload with a SuffixComparator.
> > (or is qCompareVersion an even better name?)
> Currently, the QVersion::compare has an overload to pass a functor that
> performs the suffix comparison. Are you suggesting having a "default" in
> the operators that can be overwritten?
I suggest not having any new classes. Just a function. (or a couple of
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