Obsolete Members for QFile

The following members of class QFile are obsolete. They are provided to keep old source code working. We strongly advise against using them in new code.

Public Types

(obsolete) typedef EncoderFn

Public Functions

(obsolete) void dumpObjectInfo()
(obsolete) void dumpObjectTree()
(obsolete) QString readLink() const

Static Public Members

(obsolete) QString readLink(const QString &fileName)
(obsolete) void setDecodingFunction(QFile::DecoderFn function)
(obsolete) void setEncodingFunction(QFile::EncoderFn function)
(obsolete) QString trUtf8(const char *sourceText, const char *disambiguation = Q_OBJECT, int n = Q_OBJECT)

Member Type Documentation

typedef QFile::EncoderFn

This typedef is obsolete. It is provided to keep old source code working. We strongly advise against using it in new code.

This is a typedef for a pointer to a function with the following signature:

QByteArray myEncoderFunc(const QString &fileName);

See also setEncodingFunction() and encodeName().

Member Function Documentation

This function is obsolete. It is provided to keep old source code working. We strongly advise against using it in new code.

Use symLinkTarget() instead.

This function is obsolete. It is provided to keep old source code working. We strongly advise against using it in new code.

Use symLinkTarget() instead.

[static] void QFile::setDecodingFunction(QFile::DecoderFn function)

This function is obsolete. It is provided to keep old source code working. We strongly advise against using it in new code.

This function does nothing. It is provided for compatibility with Qt 4 code that attempted to set a different decoding function for file names. That feature is flawed and no longer supported in Qt 5.

See also setEncodingFunction() and decodeName().

[static] void QFile::setEncodingFunction(QFile::EncoderFn function)

This function is obsolete. It is provided to keep old source code working. We strongly advise against using it in new code.

This function does nothing. It is provided for compatibility with Qt 4 code that attempted to set a different encoding function for file names. That feature is flawed and no longer supported in Qt 5.

See also encodeName() and setDecodingFunction().

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