KImageCache, KPixmapCache and KSharedDataCache VS QPixmapCache and QCache

Parker Coates parker.coates at
Sat May 14 21:18:46 BST 2011

On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 15:51, Christoph Feck wrote:
> On Saturday 14 May 2011 21:42:18 Mark wrote:
>> Why is KDE having it's own image/pixmap caching classes
>> when the Qt lib also has them (QPixmapCache and QCache).
> KDE's cache classes are on-disk caches and cross-application, while Qt's cache
> classes are only in-memory and not shared between applications.

Also note that KPixmapCache is now deprecated and that KImageCache is
just a thin convenience wrapper around KSharedDataCache. So really,
KSharedDataCache is KDE's only current caching system.


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