question about win32 related patched

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Wed Oct 19 17:41:52 BST 2005


On Wednesday 19 October 2005 11:51, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 18. Oktober 2005 18:12 schrieb David Faure:
> > On Tuesday 18 October 2005 17:58, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> There are several way to solve this problem.
> 	- Use QDir -> platform independent,
>         - write a c level wrapper  -> introduce new api level, don't blow
> up code
>         - implement conditional code using Q_OS_...  -> hard to read, blows
> up code
> -> the  best solution seems to uses Qt related io functions as possible,
> which requires some rewriting of internal kde stuff. But what with the

Does this come with some performance penalty ? In the core libs this should be 
considered too. IMHO POSIX-compatible systems are still our main target.

> > Actually I'm still hoping that this sort of mess is only needed for win32
> > ;) We'll see.
> As far as I see this will be true for all os which only supports a posix
> subset.

Hmm, yes. But are there any except windows ?
Event the embedded OS's support POSIX (qnx, vxworks, ecos, rtems, ...).
So personally I'd vote for the win32/ subdir.

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