[kde-community] Usage of QNetworkAccessManager

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Jul 14 17:38:23 BST 2016

On quinta-feira, 14 de julho de 2016 18:33:37 PDT Ben Cooksley wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just my regular reminder regarding usage of QNetworkAccessManager in
> your applications and libraries, especially when it comes to
> interacting with kde.org infrastructure.
> Unfortunately, from it's first iteration in Qt 4 QNetworkAccessManager
> was shipped with a severe and fundamental defect in that it does not
> follow HTTP redirects by default. Due to Qt behavioural and other
> compatibility promises they can never change this behaviour, not even
> in Qt 6.
> Please therefore ensure your application handles redirects
> appropriately (the form of the code will depend on the version of Qt
> in use) if you decide to use QNAM.

You do that by setting the attribute FollowRedirectsAttribute in your 

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