[Development] RFD: plugins vs QStringLiterals
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Nov 12 18:58:15 CET 2015
On Thursday 12 November 2015 11:54:14 Knoll Lars wrote:
> On 12/11/15 12:28, "Development on behalf of Paul Olav Tvete" <development-
bounces at qt-project.org on behalf of paul.tvete at theqtcompany.com> wrote:
> >On Friday 6. November 2015 10.10.52 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> >> But before I go and modify QFactoryLoader... what is that class for? Can
> >> anyone find out from the old history? It traces its existence back to
> >> "Long
> >> live Qt 4.5".
> >Added by Matthias in commit 89df363e4a795d67342d04e478af592618e16363 at Thu
> >May 6 13:28:09 2004
> >"added the new plugin stuff. Not yet used, not yet compiled."
> >Hope that helps. :p
> >But seriously, there does not seem to be a lot more information in the old
> >history than what's in the code today.
> Most of that code is 8 years old by now, and some of the reasons for having
> these things separated have most probably disappeared by now. Let's simply
> look at things from todays perspective :)
Ok, thanks. I'll disable plugin unloading in QFactoryLoader in 5.6. We can
look into merging it with QPluginLoader later.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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