[Releasing] [Development] Starting preparations for Qt 5.1

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Mar 19 18:14:34 CET 2013

On terça-feira, 19 de março de 2013 12.16.03, Jake Thomas Petroules wrote:
> As for the operators, I remember there was a discussion on IRC suggesting we
> simply declare the methods and operators and forward declare the types
> necessary in QtCore/QtGui, and implement them in
> QtWindowsExtras/QtMacExtras. Then the former need not link to any
> additional libraries.

You can't do that on Windows. All methods of an exported class must be in the 
same DLL, or the DLL won't build.

> After all this, though, I think we should still implement the constructors
> and operators in terms of free functions so that the converters are also
> usable by Qt 4.
> Are there any objections to this? Can we start adding constructors and
> operators to QtCore and QtGui?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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