[Development] How to get Qt_5.9.1_PRIVATE_API

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Thu Oct 12 09:27:51 CEST 2017

On Donnerstag, 12. Oktober 2017 02:47:36 CEST Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On quarta-feira, 11 de outubro de 2017 13:39:03 PDT Rex Dieter wrote:
> > The patch's purpose looks appealing, are there "reasons(tm)" it cannot be
> > used by default upstream?
> Yeah: we don't want to.
> It would make the lives of the developers harder: you'd have to recompile
> everything the moment that the version was bumped and it would make
> impossible to mix libraries in order to bisect issues.
Assuming it only applies to private exports, it should only affect libraries 
using private API, who should recompile as we do not guarantee ABI for those, 
and in fact have runtime checks in qobject that crashes if the private version 
of a qobjectprivate doesn't match point release of qtbase.

Do you think the Suse patch would also break ABI of applications not using 
private API?


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