[Development] Qt 5 types under consideration for deprecation / removal in Qt 6

Olivier Goffart olivier at woboq.com
Mon Jun 3 07:31:47 CEST 2019

On 01.06.19 17:56, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Saturday, 1 June 2019 03:46:34 PDT André Pönitz wrote:
>> I am getting mildly irritated by those ongoing suggestions (not just
>> yours) to use anything but Qt to get stuff done, even Qt's own tasks.
>> It's sending an odd message.
>> Sure, one can pull e.g. any "plain C++" replacement for QXmlStreamReader
>> for rcc. With the usual non-Qt approaches this means either some other
>> 3rd party dependency or some ad-hoc implementation providing the
>> part of XML parsing rcc actually needs, or to switch over to another
>> .qrc format.
>> At the end of the day, all that would be doable, but *why*?
> I'm not suggesting we drop the Qt code from those tools. I'm suggesting that
> we un-bootstrap them after we make QtCore not require them at all.
> If I can get powershell to produce a C-consumable hex dump of the file, we can
> get rid of rcc as a QtCore dependency. But rcc as a tool remains.

I also managed to get that done with a <10 lines of "plain cmake":


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