I think we're done (BIC change -- not this one)

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at kdemail.net
Mon Jan 26 18:00:37 GMT 2004

Scott Wheeler wrote:
>+    virtual void connectNotify( const char* signal );
>I haven't reviewed the other parts of kdelibs, but in the future for
> major releases it would be nice to have some formal procedure for
> checking BC.  It only took about 20 minutes to look over kdecore
> (quickly -- very possible that I missed stuff) and I found already
> one BIC thingie.
>I'd suggest having at least two people compare kdelibs plus the
> possibly doing audits of the places where headers are installed for
> other libs.  I'm willing to be one of those people.

While I agree with you in your proposal (BC review), I must point out 
that you are reporting something that is not an incompatible change: 
the connectNotify member function is defined in QObject.

Reimplementations of virtual member functions are not BIC, since the 
layout of the virtual table doesn't change.
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