[Interest] Is moc obsolete?

Igor Mironchik igor.mironchik at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 10:02:31 CEST 2015

On 08.07.2015 10:58, André Somers wrote:
> Igor Mironchik schreef op 8-7-2015 om 09:40:
>> Hi,
>> On 08.07.2015 10:12, Dmitry Volosnykh wrote:
>>> Igor, there was quite a hot discussion of this project in 
>>> development mailing list. Follow here: 
>>> http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2015-June/022164.html
>> Interesting, but I didn't find answer to my main question - about Qt 
>> plans to remove moc...
> No, there are no plans. But it is good that people are experimenting 
> with different alternative solutions. For the moment, there is no 
> broad enough support on the horizon yet for any of the technologies 
> needed to actually do this, without leaving essential platforms Qt is 
> supported on behind. That means that for now, it is a no-go. But that 
> doesn't mean the issue won't be revisited in the future and 
> experiments on approaches to replace moc give insight in what's really 
> needed and what is feasible and what is not. I, for one, also liked 
> Woboq's experiments to reimplement moc using clang extensions, making 
> the code generation part of the actual compilation. But it is obvious 
> that that is not going to work on, say, MSVS 2012.
> André

Thank you for the explanation.
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