[Development] Usage of Q_OBJECT macro in QObject subclasses that don't use signals, slots, or properties

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Mon Mar 7 23:20:43 CET 2016

On Monday 07 March 2016 20:55:11 Curtis Mitch wrote:
> Recently I noticed this sentence in QObject's documentation [1]:
> We strongly recommend the use of this macro in all subclasses of QObject
> regardless of whether or not they actually use signals, slots and
> properties, since failure to do so may lead certain functions to exhibit
> strange behavior.
> Why is this the case? What strange behaviour could result from not doing
> so?
> [1] http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qobject.html#Q_OBJECT

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