[KDE/Mac] OSX/CI: Uses of outdated Q_WS_MAC in KF5 projects

David Faure faure at kde.org
Fri Jan 23 22:13:13 UTC 2015

On Saturday 24 January 2015 09:10:33 Ian Wadham wrote:
> Hello David and Marko,
> On 24/01/2015, at 4:28 AM, Marko Käning wrote:
> > On 23 Jan 2015, at 18:18 , David Faure <faure at kde.org> wrote:
> >> IMHO submit specific patches or file specific tickets, not a catch-all
> >> ticket like "there are still 191 instances of Q_WS_MAC in qtbase", which
> >> nobody will ever feel like fixing in one go…
> @Marko: About how many instances are there actually?  I hope it is not
>                   anywhere near 191...

I didn't make up that number, I used git grep Q_WS_MAC | wc -l

> @David: "191" and "nobody will ever feel like" should not enter into it. 
> Digia is a company and has commercial Qt customers and paid staff, IIUC.

They do, but if you report it then it's not a request from a commercial Qt 

>                  We should not be depending on volunteers from KDE and
> KDE-Mac or Qt users' groups for this.  Surely it is in Digia's and Qt's
> commercial interests to investigate, as a matter of priority, what impact
> the Q_WS_MAC issue might be having on the Qt-Mac 5 product?  If it is not
> serious, well and good: people can fix the instances as they go along.  But
> if the impact on Qt-Mac 5 globally *is* serious, somebody should get onto
> it right away.  Marko or René can report a bug or two "through channels",
> but I doubt if that can achieve urgent action if it turns out that the
> problem is serious and affects the whole Qt-Mac 5 product.

That's my point - report the actual impact (bugs and missing features),
not the grep result.

David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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