Category Archive: MeeGo

Jan 19

Update and benchmark on the dynamic library proposals

My last blog on the dynamic libraries on Linux attracted over 15000 visits, which was quite unexpected (it’s 15x more than the usual traffic). It got linked from reddit and ycombinator and comments there and in the previous post have raised some interesting questions I’ll try to answer. LD_PRELOAD First, a quck background: LD_PRELOAD and …

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Jan 16

Sorry state of dynamic libraries on Linux

Last week, we identified a bug in Qt with Olivier‘s new signal-slot syntax. Upon further investigation, it turns out it’s not a Qt issue, but an ABI one. Which prompted me to investigate more and decide that dynamic libraries need a big overhaul on Linux. tl;dr (a.k.a. Executive Summary) Shared libraries on Linux are linked …

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Oct 21 is live

As you may have noticed in Lars’s blog the new Qt Project website and organisation is live! Yeah! It’s the product of many people’s work over the course of a year and a half, changing the way how over 200 engineers work on their daily lives. The change is just in time for the Qt …

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Sep 12

New domain for Qt announced:

Lars has just announced on his blog that the Qt Open Source Project, under the Open Governance, will be moved to a new domain: (don’t bother copy/pasting, there’s nothing there yet). At the official Nokia Qt Blog, Daniel Kihlberg gives us the date for the launch: October 17th. The moving to a new domain …

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Jul 21

Qt 4.8 beta 1 released

I’ve just realised that neither Eckhart’s post nor the QtWebKit post were aggregated on either Planet KDE nor Planet MeeGo. Quoting: It has been some weeks since we released the Qt 4.8 Technology Preview to the community. The release raised a lot of interest and we have received many comments in response to the Qt …

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Jul 17

QString improved

On my birthday, I blogged about how I’d like QString to support proper UTF-8 strings and be much easier to use. The code that I said would be my preferred would be: QString s = u"Résumé"q; Recently, in Qt 5.0 we have begun to make steps to reach that. Most of the work was done …

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