[Interest] Question about QtDeclarative Internals

Volker Hilsheimer volker.hilsheimer at qt.io
Wed Apr 21 16:04:11 CEST 2021

> On 21 Apr 2021, at 15:48, Alex Shaw <alex.shaw.as at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am relatively new to mailing lists, so if I am doing something wrong here please forgive me.
> Is this the place to ask questions about the internals of Qt modules?
> More specifically:
> In QtDeclarative, can a QV4::ReturnedValue or a QV4::Value be converted into an ExecutableCompilationUnit?
> I'm trying to work on a patch for QJSEngine to allow modules to be registered in C++ (similar to Node.js: import fs from "fs")
> The planned method is something along the lines of:
> void QJSEngine::registerModule(const QString &moduleName, const QJSValue &value)
> I can see that behind the scenes, loadModule compiles a URL to an ExecutableCompilationUnit, then saves it to a list of modules for future lookup.
> I thought the easiest way to do what I need is to convert a QJSValue to an internal QV4::Value, and from there into an ExecutableCompilationUnit.
> Is there any way of doing that?

Hi Alex,

Welcome to the list! The โ€œinterest" list is primarily useful to discuss developing *with* Qt.

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