[Interest] Qt 5: using QPixmap outside of GUI thread

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 01:07:54 CEST 2012

On 27/09/12 01:40, Stephen Chu wrote:
> I was browsing the platform plugin code and find this new
> ThreadedPixmaps capability bit. After checking QPixmap source I think it
> means some platforms support using QPixmap in non-GUI thread?
> It looks like Cocoa and Windows platform do support this capability. Am
> I right about this or did I read it wrong?
> It will be great if it's true.

Cocoa and Windows don't have Pixmaps.  A QPixmap there is pretty much 
just a QImage.  AFAIK, the same applies to Linux when using the raster 
engine (which is the default anyway.)  Though I'm not 100% sure about 
that last part.

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