[Development] Why is QQuickRectangle not exported in windows builds?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Oct 22 05:31:52 CEST 2014

On Tuesday 21 October 2014 22:04:34 Gunnar Roth wrote:
> Hello ,
> does anybody know why QQuickRectangle and QQuickPen is not exported with
> QQuickGradientStop and QQuickGradient is exported with
> Q_QUICK_PRIVATE_EXPORT, i really wonder why its not the case for these two
> classes in  qquickrectangle_p.h, but for the other two, which only can be
> used as property of QQuickRectangle.
> I need this as i want to access the rectangle properties as fast as possible
> from C++.

Because both cases are private API. You're not supposed to use any of those 

If you have a legitimate reason to need the class somewhere else inside Qt, 
you can submit the commit to change the export macro. Note I said your use 
needs to be inside Qt.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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