[Development] Moving Qt's undo framework out of Qt Widgets
Morten.Sorvig at qt.io
Wed Apr 5 14:02:32 CEST 2017
> On 5 Apr 2017, at 12:37, Oswald Buddenhagen <oswald.buddenhagen at qt.io> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 05, 2017 at 09:24:15AM +0000, Mitch Curtis wrote:
>> So, should this get its own module, and if so, can widgets depend on
> an own module just for that seems over the top - i don't think we want
> to end up with 100 micro-libraries.
> however, splitting up qtcore has been raised multiple times, and
> putting this into one of the resulting libs would seem reasonable. for
> example, this seems conceptually quite related to item models. possibly
> also state machine. and animation. these are all things which initially
> elicit a "huh, this is core?" response, until you think a bit about it.
> GuiSupport may be a better name for it (i'm sure some will disagree).
So both QtCore and QtGui could be split up into “Core” and “Kitchen Sink”;
QtWidgets and QtDeclarative would depend on all of these; are we gaining
1) The “Core” versions will be satisfyingly uncluttered.
2) Those who do not use QtWidgets or QtDeclarative can possibly depend
on smaller libraries.
> also, a plan for splitting up qtbase wouldn't be entirely off the mark.
> untangling tests and examples would be the major effort here.
(At the risk of derailing the discussion (sorry Mitch)) No, we should
follow Google and Facebook’s lead: large monolithic repos (as large as
the infrastructure can handle), which can be updated atomically.
More information about the Development