QWeakPointer error in DrKonqi

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Fri Feb 5 00:06:38 UTC 2016

On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 7:19 PM, René J.V. <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is DrKonqi under active maintenance? I'm in the process of getting it (and a few select other things from plasma-workspace) to build on OS X and I'm seeing errors that should have nothing to do with "Plasma isn't supposed to work here" :
> 1) an error initialising a QWeakPointer<QFileDialog> from a QFileDialog*; following the Qt 5.5.1 docs as below corrects that (I don't know yet if it runs OK):
> -        QWeakPointer<QFileDialog> dlg = new QFileDialog(parent, defname);
> +        QWeakPointer<QFileDialog> dlg = QSharedPointer<QFileDialog>(new QFileDialog(parent, defname));
> 2) plasma-workspace-5.5.4/drkonqi/bugzillaintegration/bugzillalib.cpp:148:22: error:
>       no member named 'fromAscii' in 'QString'
>             QString::fromAscii(id));
>             ~~~~~~~~~^
> plasma-workspace-5.5.4/drkonqi/bugzillaintegration/bugzillalib.cpp:249:57: error:
>       no member named 'fromAscii' in 'QString'
>     args.insert(QLatin1String("content_type"), QString::fromAscii("text/plain"));
>                                                ~~~~~~~~~^
> Both appear to be errors that could stem from not having been updated for Qt 5.5, hence my question about active maintenance.

Maybe you can provide the fixes in the shape of a review request? I'm
sure that if somebody found this they would have fixed it before.

I really have no idea why these issues didn't pop up on my set up but
did on yours anyway.


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