[Development] Compiler warnings

Poenitz Andre Andre.Poenitz at theqtcompany.com
Wed Oct 15 09:48:58 CEST 2014

Kurt Pattyn <pattyn.kurt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 14 Oct 2014, at 10:21, Bo Thorsen <bo at vikingsoft.eu> wrote:
> >
> > Den 14-10-2014 08:59, Kurt Pattyn skrev:
> >> how do these applications comply with MISRA?
> >
> > MISRA is impossible to comply with for a framework. For example, 
> >  consider the required rule 0-1-11: "There shall be no unused parameters 
> >  (named or unnamed) in non-virtual functions."
> >  
> > With this, void f(int /*no_longer_used*/) is illegal. For any
> > non-trivial framework that keeps binary compatibility, this will over time be hit.
> On second thought, I think this is a very bad example. Even while you keep
>  binary compatibility, you break semantics here. 
> This is typically a case where one should break binary compatibility.

Are you seriously asking for a new major Qt release just because a 
new implementation of some function does not require some parameter 


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