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Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Aug 19 07:44:11 BST 2008

Ingo Klöcker wrote:
>The point of using QFile is that you do not have to take care of the
>file resource yourself. QFile will take care of closing the file. Using
>a class for handling a resource (e.g. QFile for a file, smart pointers
>for objects allocated on the heap, etc.) is always preferable to
>dealing with the resource yourself, because it's so darn easy to leak a
>resource if you do it yourself.

That means you shouldn't use fdopen on the handle returned by QFile.

The handle that QFile returns is closed correctly by QFIle, but if you do 
an fdopen, then you have to remember to fclose.

So, if you need the FILE* anyways, avoid the complexity and open it 

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