Adding new functions to kde_terminal_panel.h

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Fri Mar 27 00:21:17 GMT 2009

Andreas Pakulat wrote:
>On 26.03.09 21:10:28, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> rahman duran wrote:
>> >> You can't do that as its a bic change, you'll have to create a new
>> >> interface for your new functions and make konsole inherit from
>> >> both.
>> >
>> >Yes I understand, Its a KDE Policy. But I don't understand, its
>> > tecnicaly possible isn't it? I had a clean recompile and install
>> > kdelibs but konsole refuser to link.
>> No, it's not.
>Thats not quite correct and I'm pretty sure you know it. Technically it
> is possible to add a new virtual method to that class.

No, it's not.

Your solution is correct: create a new class that derives from this 
interface. By appropriately versioning it, we get the desired outcome. But 
it's not adding a virtual function to the existing class.

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