[Development] From whence cometh Q_NAMESPACE?
edward.welbourne at qt.io
Tue Jun 11 19:38:28 CEST 2019
Matthew Woehlke (11 June 2019 17:28)
> A coworker just pointed out something interesting... the documentation
> of Q_NAMESPACE is in qobject.cpp,
which is also the .cpp file which pulls in moc_qnamespace.cpp (at its end).
No, I don't know why, I just tripped over it recently !
> which causes it to be documented under
> the documentation for QObject. However, the *definition* comes from
> qobjectdefs.h, which is roughly QMetaObject, and indeed it seems like
> one should not need all of QObject to use Q_NAMESPACE. Q_ENUM and
> Q_ENUM_NS are in the same boat... In fact, so is Q_GADGET and everything
> that can be used with Q_GADGET.
> Is this intended? Or would it make sense to move the documentation to
It does sound bizarre, but I've no idea why it's like that. Perhaps
someone with access to the pre-history in our version control can work
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