[Development] Q_WS_* used in Qt sources

Martin Koller kollix at aon.at
Thu Mar 13 22:07:26 CET 2014

On Thursday 13 March 2014 10:57:38 Paul Olav Tvete wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 March 2014 10:57:19 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Em qua 12 mar 2014, às 18:46:15, Martin Koller escreveu:
> > > For me the code porting looks a bit "unfinished" due to this Q_WS
> > > artefacts, so I just fear that problems arise.
> > 
> > It's possible.
> Yes, there are still probably some regressions from 4.x left after the QPA 
> rewrite of the Qt internals. However, the fact that we have not cleaned up all 
> the #ifdefs yet is not an indication of that. 
> In Qt4 times, QPA was one of several platforms. At that time we kept the old 
> Q_WS_* code alive while creating the QPA plugins. We could not remove the old 
> #ifdefs then, even after implementing the corresponding functionality in QPA.
> The fact that we have not removed all the old dead code afterwards is mainly 
> an indication of how much time we have to fix P2 and P3 tasks: it mainly 
> happens when someone is working on the relevant part of the code anyway.

Thanks for the explanation. It's very welcome!

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