[Development] Question about QCoreApplicationData::*_libpaths

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sun Jan 31 00:32:38 CET 2016

Marc Mutz wrote:
> It's funny, because having learned C++ mostly together with Qt, and having
> ported Qt code from Qt 2 to Qt 3 and Qt 4 and 5, I find solace in the API
> stability of the STL. So we seem to have the same background, but have
> drawn different conclusions. Interesting. Maybe I have ported Qt
> containers one too many times.

Well, this is one of the reasons why I think Qt containers should stay as 
is, with CoW, with the current QList, etc. (The main other reason is that I 
don't see them as being broken in any way. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.)

> I don't like how you demand work from others, but don't want to do any
> work on Qt yourself.
> I note that you have not, yet, submitted a change to remove those QList
> uses that make use of stability-of-references. Please make sure you do.
> It's sufficient to fix QToolBox (Page, iirc) and QDataWidgetMapper
> (WidgetMapper). The more the merrier, though.

I can have a look, but I don't want to make any promises, I have lots of 
stuff on my plate, and fixing Qt code in classes whose source code I have 
(probably) never even looked at yet is not the most inviting task.

        Kevin Kofler

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