Comparing KFileItems

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Fri Oct 26 22:04:33 BST 2012

On Friday, October 26, 2012 10:16:50 Frank Reininghaus wrote:
> > I was thinking the first one, but indeed Qt often does the second one,
> > I'm not sure what the difference really is. Either one is fine with me.
> in the end, I did not inline the function - before I pushed the
> commit, I wondered whether making a non-inline function inline is
> guaranteed to be binary compatible. According to Techbase, it's not:
> .27s_and_Don.27ts

More specifically, the non-inlined version needs to exist. The compiler is 
still within its rights to actually inline the code if possible (unless you 
mark it as no_inline, which takes extra effort on your part).

Or in other words, the compiler might do the right thing for you regardless.

 - Michael Pyne

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