[Interest] My experience porting to Qt5 (on OS X)

Stephen Kelly stephen.kelly at kdab.com
Wed Sep 12 17:47:47 CEST 2012

On Wednesday, September 12, 2012 16:20:01 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 02/09/12 14:38, Till Oliver Knoll wrote:
> > The effor was indeed very painless: in my case I mainly had to adjust a
> > few #include (<QtGui/Whatever> -> <QtWidgets/Whatever>) and change
> > QDir::convertSeparators to QDir::toNativeSeparators.
> Note that if you just do:
>    #include <Whatever>
> then you can build with both Qt4 and Qt5.

If you do this, you also avoid mysterious linking errors resulting from 
#include <QtWidgets/QWidget> without QT += widgets.

That's why 'module includes' are a bad idea.


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