'lightweight' QDir::isAbsolutePath replacement ?

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Mar 8 10:02:00 GMT 2008

On Saturday 08 March 2008, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Friday 07 of March 2008, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> > Lubos Lunak schrieb:
> > >  As much as I grumble about and generally hate qt-bugs@, I disagree. If
> > > QDir::isAbsolutePath() path has a performance problem, fix it, send the
> > > patch to TT and put it to qt-copy/patches. That's one of the reasons it's
> > > there.
> >
> > But - now the main question - is anyone from the trolltech devs here who
> > can ensure that such a patch would be accepted ?
> >
> > If yes, then making a related patch and sending to TT will be the best
> > option.
> >
> > If not, a kdelibs located implementation will be the next best option,
> > maybe replaced later by a qt based implementation.
>  No. The next best option is still patching Qt, even if TT doesn't give a damn 
> about the patch. That's their problem, not ours, and there's no point in 
> complicating our lives by adding a duplicate function in kdelibs. 
> Qt-copy/patches is not only for patches TT like, it's also for patches they 
> don't like. Why do you think Qt3-based qt-copy patches has so many so old 
> patches?

API additions are a big no-no though.

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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