protected d-pointers

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Feb 6 23:47:27 GMT 2008

Matthias Kretz wrote:
>I suggest we require kdelibs classes to only use protected d-pointers so
> that the shared-d-pointer pattern can be used when needed. Once we need
> to keep BC on Windows we cannot change private members to protected
> members anymore. So we can still do this now...

Windows mangling of names only applies to symbol names. Member variables 
are not affected.

Changing a private: d to a protected: d_ptr is BC.

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