[Development] RFC: QProcess variant or separate class for launching applications "GUI-style"
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Jan 7 22:23:45 CET 2016
On Thursday 07 January 2016 22:14:47 René J. V. Bertin wrote:
> Maybe rather a QGuiProcess then? Or is OS X really the only OS where there
> exists a specific spawning API for GUI apps in addition to a more
> traditional Posix one?
The burden is on you to prove this class would be beneficial in cross-platform
> - even in cases where fork+exec is appropriate, one should rather use
> posix_spawn(). (This would concern shell scripts, non gui apps or "agents"
> that should remain in the background until they decide otherwise
> themselves, etc.)
Not gonna happen. posix_spawn is too limited.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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