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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-76492

A better QIODevice abstraction

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    • Type: User Story
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: P1: Critical
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 6.0 (Next Major Release)
    • Component/s: Core: I/O
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      Description

      QIODevice has several shortcomings:

      • it requires inheritance
      • it buffers/copies data
      • it is designed for synchronous usage
      • error handling is limited

      Separating the producing and consuming of data independent from how the data is processed, would give us a lot more flexibility, allowing piping, implementing a device without inheritance, and not be tied to a synchronous API.

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              • Assignee:
                thiago Thiago Macieira
                Reporter:
                vhilshei Volker Hilsheimer
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