Using nullptr instead of Q_NULLPTR
aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Aug 13 11:05:44 BST 2015
On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Sergio Martins <iamsergio at gmail.com> wrote:
> states gcc 4.5 as the minimum version, meaning we can't use nullptr.
> However, since some time now, kf5 libraries are full of nullptr (~400
> occurrences) and nobody noticed.
> We can either:
> - Bump the requirement to gcc 4.6 and allow nullptr
> - Fix kf5 and s/nullptr/Q_NULLPTR
> I prefer the first option, it's the way forward and if someone was using an old
> gcc he would have complained by now.
> Btw, what are the c++98/c++11 requirements for applications ? I could only find
> the page for frameworks.
> Sérgio Martins
I'd say that requiring a newer gcc just like that would go against the
nature of the KF5 project.
Let's fix it for now, even increase the testing to make sure that what
we promise is going to work, will, and then we can decide to bump the
gcc dependencies together with Qt, eventually.
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