[lazarus] qt status?

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Sun Sep 14 13:15:45 EDT 2003

On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, Marc Weustink wrote:

> At 14:03 14-9-2003, Andrew Johnson wrote:
> >Just wondering what the status on qt for pascal is, I don't use it or
> >like it but I expect a lot of people want it to be able to make there
> >apps targeted toward kde. awhile back it was mentioned that it shouldn't
> >be that hard now to get translated headers for qt3. Is this currently
> >still viable? or would an additional lib like originally implemented
> >still be the only way, either way what is the probability of getting the
> >interface for it on the roll again. I would very much like to see
> >lazarus running on gnome2/gtk2 kde3/qt3 and win32 by our 1.0 release,
> >which seems to be getting closer and closer now that things are
> >stabalizing even on win32.
> When we started QT was object based. That ment that every call had to be
> wrapped by a piece of C code to get a flat function call. I heard rumors
> (but don't know if they are true) that FPC could link against C++ objects
> so that the wrapper wasn't needed.
> If FCP would support this, it would be in the 1.1 or later versions.
> Unless the qt3 libs contain flat apicalls (which I don't expect) we still
> need the wrapper.

You still need the wrapper. But a C wrapper can be generated by Qt itself.
(using the 'moc' compiler tool if I'm right)


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