[Development] Question about QCoreApplicationData::*_libpaths

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Jan 19 18:36:03 CET 2016

On Tuesday 19 January 2016 11:59:12 Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> On 2016-01-19 07:50, Marc Mutz wrote:
> > Status quo in libraries equals bit-rot. The containers are _not_ "good
> > enough". E.g. QVector seriously needs to support move-only types (like
> > unique_ptr) in a C++11 world. Oops... it never will... it's CoWed...
> How do STL containers deal with this? I guess they just can't be copied?
> Why can't Qt containers do likewise?

Because move-only types didn't exist when our containers were written, so we 
didn't support them. And now we've never investigated what would be required 
to do it.

It's possible, but requires some tricky template magic that I fear will make 
MSVC stumble.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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