[Development] A new approach for Qt main()

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Dec 9 18:05:46 CET 2016

Em sexta-feira, 9 de dezembro de 2016, às 10:44:24 PST, Lars Knoll escreveu:
> Well, the problem is that the main() entry point is causing huge amounts of
> issues on at least Android and iOS. We’d help those platforms a lot if we
> didn’t support this kind of entry point (on those platforms) anymore. But I
> agree that we can’t break this in Qt 5, but we can prepare for Qt6.
> I’d propose to define a new entry point that works better on these platforms
> and offering that as the recommended way for new apps. The best solution is
> probably a static library that provides callbacks that can be used to
> initialize things.

Can we get a description of what those problems are, for those of us who have 
never developed anything for those OSes, so we're not discussing things in the 

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

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